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Account Lockout

Account Lockout

Tags: Authentication Methods

Problem Definition

You have an installation of PortalGuard and are interested in changing the account lockout requirements.

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Strikeout Limit - The number of consecutive invalid authentication attempts before the user’s PortalGuard account will be locked. Incorrect passwords and bad challenge answers both count as a strike. Set to 0 to disable this functionality.

Automatic Lockout Expiration - The number of seconds before a locked account is automatically unlocked in PortalGuard. When enabled however, user logins with locked accounts will be shown the minutes remaining on the lock. Set to 0 to disable this functionality.

Strike Warning Messages/UI - Controls the messages end-users see after failed login attempts. More helpful messages may provide more information to potential hackers about security policies.

Page last modified on March 15, 2016, at 03:22 PM