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Max. failed login attempts


This dynamic configuration parameter configures how many times the user can try to login with a wrong password before getting locked out of Comentario.

Comentario keeps a counter of failed login attempts for each user.

  • As soon as that counter exceeds the value specified for this setting (the default is 10), the corresponding account will be locked. It will then require an intervention of a superuser to become unlocked.
  • If the setting’s value is 0, no lockout will ever happen. This means the user is always allowed at least one retry.
  • The failed login attempt counter gets reset to zero as soon as the user has successfully logged in.

This mechanism is mostly intended to safeguard users against brute-force attacks on their passwords. In order to disable it, set the value to 0.

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