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[ScreenOS] Multiple login failures on the get alarm event



Article ID: KB3930 KB Last Updated: 24 Mar 2019Version: 4.0

What is the meaning of "Multiple authentication failures have been detected!" on the get alarm event? Multiple login failures are seen on the get alarm event.


Someone 'tried and failed to login' several times "Multiple authentication failures have been detected!" on the get alarm event output On the "get log event": Login attempt to system by admin netscreen via Telnet from x.x.x.x:32996 has failed On the "get alarm event": Multiple login failures for user netscreen from x.x.x.x:32996


 To acknowledge, use the following syntax:

exec alarm security ack-id number  (ack-id can be found in the alarm event.)


exec alarm security all

To clear event, use the following syntax:

clear event

Modification History:

2019-03-24: Updated the solution.

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