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Configuring Global Account Settings

Go to Basic Configuration > Data Guardians to configure global settings such as login failure limit, lock timeout, old password limit and password expiry days.


These settings are not related to data guardians, they are related to Local User Accounts only.




Login Failure Limit:

The number of times a user can attempt to log in with the same user ID before the account is locked out.

Lock Timeout:

The time in minutes for which the user account is locked after the Login Failure Limit number of failed login attempts (minimum value: 1).

Old Password Limit:

The number of new passwords that the user must use before reusing an old password. Enter 0 if you want to allow the user to re-enter the old password again.

Password Expiry:

The number of days after which the user must change their account password. A user is given one grace log in with their old password.