Restrict Login Attempts

Most of the services in internet which require logging into the site normally have a specified number of invalid login attempts allowed after which you will not be allowed to login. This is helpful to prevent a hacker to guess your password. This article gives some information on how to restrict the number of login attempts in KnowledgeNET.


  1. Go to Tools > Administration > Configuration Options > General Config 
  2. In Login Page Options, tick Restrict Login Attempts and select number of attempts from the drop down menu.

  3. Click save_button.GIF to update your configuration.


How do I reactivate account if user has exceeded login attempts?

  1. Go to Tools > Administration and a list of users will display.
  2. Use the search box to find specific user and click Action > Edit next to their name. The Edit User screen will appear.
  3. Reset Login Attempts to 0 and save. 






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