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 Post subject: AIX 5.3 - How to check for failed login attempts
PostPosted: Tue Jan 20, 2015 5:25 pm 
AIX failed login attempts, check failed login attempts on AIX

How to check for failed login attempts on AIX
AIX 5.x logs failed login attempts to /etc/security/failedlogin file (don't try to head/grep/tail it, it's data or International Language text)

$ file /etc/security/failedlogin
/etc/security/failedlogin: data or International Language text

To be able to read this file and list failed login attempts, use who -a /etc/security/failedlogin command:

$ who -a /etc/security/failedlogin
root - ssh Jan 21 09:43 ...

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 Post subject: AIX 5 find -maxdepth replacement: -prune (finding without descending subdirectories)
PostPosted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:12 am 
Here are 3 little tips for using find under AIX to search files by specific i-node attribute, without descending into subdirectories (maxdepth 1).

1) Install find from AIX Linux toolbox

find . ! -name . -prune -type f

find * -prune -type f
In this case, the metacharacter star will instruct find to operate in the current directory. So you can either cd to desired dir, or
find /path/to/dest/dir/* -prune -type f

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