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Account Lockout Policies


Account lockout policies in governance in the CWOPA managed solution environment are:

  • User accounts are automatically locked out after five (5) unsuccessful logon attempts.
  • User passwords must be changed every sixty (60) days.
  • User passwords must contain at least eight (8) characters.
  • User passwords must contain characters from at least three (3) of the following four (4) classes:

- Upper case letters
- Lower case letters
- Westernized Arabic numerals
- Non-alphanumeric characters

  • Users are restricted from using the previous ten (10) changed passwords.
  • Users may only change passwords once every two (2) days for security reasons.

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