Free Tool: 8.1.7: Account Lockout Duration


The lockout duration must be at least 30 minutes or until re-enabled by administrator



 









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8.1.7: Account Lockout Duration   The lockout duration must be at least 30 minutes or until re-enabled by administrator


The purpose of this PCI requirement is to make password guessing attacks impossible by limiting user account access for some time after a certain number of invalid logon attempts. This Action1 query verified that the required account lockout settings are configured on each endpoint for both local and domain accounts.

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8.1.7: Account Lockout Duration
 




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