ZCS Administrator Guide 7.2.1
ZCS Administrator Guide 7.2.1
Open Source Edition


Customizing Accounts, Setting General Preferences and Password Rules > Setting Failed Login Policy

Setting Failed Login Policy
You can specify a policy that sets the maximum number of failed login attempts before the account is locked out for the specified lockout time. This type of policy is used to prevent password attacks.
 
COS/Account Tabs
When this box is checked, the “failed login lockout” feature is enabled and you can configure the following settings.
Number of consecutive failed logins allowed
The number of failed login attempts before the account is locked out. The default is 10 attempts. If this is set to 0, an unlimited number of failed log in attempts is allowed. This means the account is never locked out.
The amount of time in seconds, minutes, hours, or days the account is locked out. If this is set to 0, the account is locked out until the correct password is entered, or the administrator manually changes the account status and creates a new password. The default is 1 hour.
Time window in which the failed logins must occur within to lock the account
The duration of time in seconds, minutes, hours, or days after which the number of consecutive failed login attempts is cleared from the log. The default is 0, the user can continue attempts to authenticate, no matter how many consecutive failed login attempts have occurred.
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