We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.  Visit our Privacy Policy to learn more. If you continue to use this site, we will assume that you are okay with it.

Your choices regarding cookies on this site.
Your preferences have been updated.
In order for the changes to take effect completely please clear your browser cookies and cache. Then reload the page.

Checkmk Conference #6 is coming! Learn more about it here!

Werk #7090: Automatically lock users after 10 subsequent logon failures

ComponentGUI
TitleAutomatically lock users after 10 subsequent logon failures
Date2019-02-18 21:53:22
Checkmk EditionCheckmk Raw Edition (CRE)
Checkmk Version1.6.0b1
LevelTrivial Change
ClassSecurity Fix
CompatibilityCompatible - no manual interaction needed

Sites created with Check_MK 1.6 will be configured to automatically lock user accounts that fail to log in 10 times in a row. Existing sites will not be affected by this change.

Check_MK already had the option to configure this feature for a long time. It can be customized using the global setting "Lock user accounts after N logon failures". If you have configured this in your setup, your setting is left untouched.

To unlock automatically locked users, you need to login as administrative user and disable the option "Disable password" for this user. In case your administrative account was locked out, you will have to reset the password of your account (using htpasswd -m ~/etc/htpasswd [user-id]).