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authorTomas Mraz <>2010-11-24 08:49:30 +0000
committerTomas Mraz <>2010-11-24 08:49:30 +0000
commita56c03f5b878796f8357e1b306b00279350ebf7a (patch)
treeb5d1c55a74441ad2d23462d84db1e089b1b1ed33 /modules/pam_limits/limits.conf.5.xml
parentff1e893b0e22e6848d78ae8094d1e10e3993ed7b (diff)
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Purpose of commit: docfix Commit summary: --------------- 2010-11-24 Tomas Mraz <> * modules/pam_limits/limits.conf.5.xml: Document the %group syntax.
Diffstat (limited to 'modules/pam_limits/limits.conf.5.xml')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/modules/pam_limits/limits.conf.5.xml b/modules/pam_limits/limits.conf.5.xml
index a9757a7f..e9174bc1 100644
--- a/modules/pam_limits/limits.conf.5.xml
+++ b/modules/pam_limits/limits.conf.5.xml
@@ -53,7 +53,11 @@
the wildcard <emphasis remap='B'>%</emphasis>, for maxlogins limit only,
- can also be used with <emphasis remap='b'>%group</emphasis> syntax.
+ can also be used with <emphasis remap='B'>%group</emphasis> syntax. If the
+ <emphasis remap='B'>%</emphasis> wildcard is used alone it is identical
+ to using <emphasis remap='B'>*</emphasis> with maxsyslogins limit. With
+ a group specified after <emphasis remap='B'>%</emphasis> it limits the total
+ number of logins of all users that are member of the group.
@@ -182,7 +186,7 @@
- <para>maximum number of logins on system</para>
+ <para>maximum number of all logins on system</para>