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Operating Systems OS X (Apple) How to prompt for login on OSX when starting Terminal Post 302482062 by Straitsfan on Monday 20th of December 2010 02:01:43 PM
Old 12-20-2010
Yes, it's a mac. I have an iMac as well.

I meant that I'm not using any terminal application other than the terminal application itself. When I first open it, I see my computer's name, then my account name, then the prompt. I was wondering if it was possible to open the application without it automatically logging in and requiring a username and password.
 
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FAILLOG(8)																FAILLOG(8)

NAME
faillog - display faillog records or set login failure limits SYNOPSIS
faillog [options] DESCRIPTION
faillog formats the contents of the failure log from /var/log/faillog database. It also can be used for maintains failure counters and limits. Run faillog without arguments display only list of user faillog records who have ever had a login failure. OPTIONS
The options which apply to the faillog command are: -a, --all Display faillog records for all users. -h, --help Display help message and exit. -l, --lock-time SEC Lock accout to SEC seconds after failed login. -m, --maximum MAX Set maiximum number of login failures after the account is disabled to MAX. Selecting MAX value of 0 has the effect of not placing a limit on the number of failed logins. The maximum failure count should always be 0 for root to prevent a denial of services attack against the system. -r, --reset Reset the counters of login failures or one recor if used with -u LOGIN option. Write access to /var/log/faillog is required for this option. -t, --time DAYS Display faillog records more recent than DAYS. The -t flag overrides the use of -u. -u, --user LOGIN Display faillog record or maintains failure counters and limits (if used with -l, -m or -r options) only for user with LOGIN. CAVEATS
faillog only prints out users with no successful login since the last failure. To print out a user who has had a successful login since their last failure, you must explicitly request the user with the -u flag, or print out all users with the -a flag. FILES
/var/log/faillog failure logging file SEE ALSO
login(1), faillog(5) AUTHOR
Julianne Frances Haugh (jockgrrl@ix.netcom.com) 08/03/2005 FAILLOG(8)

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