Queries on cron and GUI login...

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Old 11-19-2009
Queries on cron and GUI login...

I have 2 queries:
1.how do we monitor failed GUI logins...? I think the /var/adm/loginlog will log
only failed logins happened at /dev/console and virtual terminals..
2.How to use cron scheduler to display a message when a user is working in GUI Terminal window irrespective of in which terminal he is working..? Also, is there any tool to provide a popup message via cron scheduler while a user is in GUI mode?

Thank u..

Last edited by saagar; 11-20-2009 at 01:49 AM..
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Old 11-28-2009
1. /var/adm/loginlog only logs a login failure after a number of attempts, BSM auditing is better, take a look at the auditing section of:
Solaris Security Guide

2. xmessage can be used to provide pop-up messages to a user using a GUI and can be obtained from http://www.sunfreeware.com, that would be simpler than inserting a message into an active terminal window.
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