1. quamenzullo

    Solved Lock root account in a jail

    I've read somewhere (no reference, unfortunately) that I could use vipw to edit /etc/master.passwd and put an exclamation mark in the root line to prevent root from having a password. Like so: root:!:0:0::0:0:Charlie &:/root:/bin/csh I wonder if I should do this in my jails. I am not so sure...
  2. D

    How to automatically lock user accounts after x failed login attempts

    Hi there , Could someone point me in the right direction for howto automatically lock user accounts on FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE-pX after a number of failed login attempts and optionally to automatically unlock the account again after a specified time?. Many thanks daz
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    When adding user account, cannot add member to group wheel or anything else

    Hello Forum, I think I may have enabled too many security features that prevent me from adding any user account to groups wheel and others during the installation. I am not sure of how to get these back to not enabled post-installation. At least enabling the superuser account privilege for a...