Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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The Track time is the length of time for which failed logins are recorded; so if the
maximum log in failures was three, and the track time was 1 hour, the three failed
log in attempts would have to be within the one hour. The Login delay base time is
a multiplier to define the delay the user has before being able to log in again from a
failed log in attempt; this is multiplied by the number of log in attempts.
The soft host block would prevent that host from logging in once they had
reached the limit, whereas the hard block would not allow them use the site at
The messages to display to the user as well as the email template to be sent to the
administrator are stored within the expandable Edit notifications section.