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Bug 169837 - GST apps should give more authentication trials
GST apps should give more authentication trials
Product: gnome-system-tools
Classification: Deprecated
Component: general
Other All
: Normal enhancement
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Assigned To: Carlos Garnacho
Carlos Garnacho
Depends on:
Reported: 2005-03-10 14:39 UTC by Lucas Rocha
Modified: 2006-11-14 11:58 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: Unversioned Enhancement

Description Lucas Rocha 2005-03-10 14:39:01 UTC
It's annoying to have the GST closed when the initial authentication fails (when
you misstype the password). It would be good to give a pre-defined number of
chances for the password match. 3 is a good number. Then, if the 3 trials fail,
the GST app closes.
Comment 1 Lucas Rocha 2005-03-10 14:41:08 UTC
I'll work on a patch for this. Carlos pointed that an important issue here is
that both auth types (su and ssh) must behave equally.
Comment 2 Carlos Garnacho 2006-11-14 11:58:12 UTC
the new g-s-t don't need password, and even when they'll need it (through PolicyKit) the GUI will allow indefinite trials. I guess this bug is obsolete :)