LOGINLOG(4)LOGINLOG(4)NAMEloginlog - log of failed login attempts
After five unsuccessful login attempts, all the attempts are logged in
the file /var/adm/loginlog. This file contains one record for each
failed attempt. Each record contains the login name, tty specifica‐
tion, and time.
This is an ASCII file. Each field within each entry is separated from
the next by a colon. Each entry is separated from the next by a new-
By default, loginlog does not exist, so no logging is done. To enable
logging, the log file must be created with read and write permission
for owner only. Owner must be root and group must be sys.
SEE ALSOlogin(1), passwd(1)
Jul 3, 1990 LOGINLOG(4)