Chris Jacobs wrote:
> First of all, password lockout itself is a dumb idea, and we only
> because it's part of the original ppolicy spec. The ppolicy spec is pathetically
> bad though.
What methods aren't dumb ideas that accomplish account unavailability on N password
Look at a later rev of the spec - use increasing delays. It's the standard
approach used by Unix for 40-some years.
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