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Re: Locking out a user after several failed login attempts

From: "ktm(at)rice(dot)edu" <ktm(at)rice(dot)edu>
To: Mike Thomsen <mikerthomsen(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Locking out a user after several failed login attempts
Date: 2011-06-29 13:58:05
Message-ID: 20110629135805.GF18055@staff-mud-56-27.rice.edu (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 09:54:28AM -0400, Mike Thomsen wrote:
> Is it possible to lock a database user in 8.4 after several failed
> login attempts? I looked through the docs, but couldn't find anything
> about this.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Mike
> 

Hi Mike,

Could you use something like fail2ban to watch the log for failed
login attempts and then lock the user?

Ken

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