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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.

    restrict_login_attempts.GIF
  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. 

    login_attempts.GIF

 


 

 

 

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