U4-5337 - Too easy to lock yourself out of the backoffice

Created by Sebastiaan Janssen 12 Aug 2014, 09:04:48 Updated by Sebastiaan Janssen 12 Aug 2014, 09:33:02

Currently after 5 invalid password attempts you get locked out of the backoffice leading to a flood of confusement and frustration: http://our.umbraco.org/forum/umbraco-7/using-umbraco-7/55221-Unlock-a-user http://our.umbraco.org/forum/using/ui-questions/49134-Forget-My-Password-For-Umbraco-Admin-Site http://our.umbraco.org/forum/umbraco-7/using-umbraco-7/50407-Login-failed-for-user-in-Umbraco-7?p=1 http://our.umbraco.org/forum/umbraco-7/using-umbraco-7/52934-Login-Umbraco7

etc. etc.


Sebastiaan Janssen 12 Aug 2014, 09:33:02

Fixed in revs db22dfcf7d73e0dfc501a2b1b6a3c53206ced667 and 99b2a2da3897f9b910a8a1005dde0f56cb837836 by setting the default to 20 attempts instead of 5.

Priority: Normal

Type: Usability Problem

State: Fixed


Difficulty: Normal


Backwards Compatible: True

Fix Submitted:

Affected versions:

Due in version: 7.1.5, 6.2.2


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