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titleConfiguring WSO2 IS for automatic account unlock

The WSO2 Identity Server can be configured to automatically unlock a user account after a certain period of time. A user account locked by failed login attempts can be unlocked by setting a lock timeout period. 

Configure the Authentication.Policy.Account.Lock.Time property in the  <IS_HOME>/repository/conf/identity/identity-mgt.properties file. As mentioned in the above table, the value refers to the number of minutes that the account is locked for, after which, authentication can be attempted again. 

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Authentication.Policy.Account.Lock.Time=5 

If the lock time is set to 0, the account has to be unlocked by an admin user. For more information about on this, see Account locking for a particular usersee Locking a Specific User Account.

Configuring sending emails for Account Locking by Failed Login Attempts

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