Does Freshsales have a limit to the number of invalid logins per hour?

Modified on: Thu, 1 Mar, 2018 at 9:19 PM


While logging into Freshsales, you may sometimes type in wrong credentials. Either your email address or password might not match.


Freshsales has a limit to the number of times invalid entry of a user is permitted in an hour. This has been excised as a security measure.


  1. As a user, you are allowed to enter invalid credentials (email, password combo) upto a max of 10 times in an hour. Say, you forgot your password, you can reset your password using the Forgot password option before reaching the limit.
  2. If you continue entering invalid credentials more than 10 times, you will get following error,
  3. After 2 hours, you can again try logging in.
  4. You will also get a email with unlock link sent to your email once your account gets locked. You can click on the link to unlock your account immediately.


Note:

  • The above limit is inclusive of both Web and Mobile logins together.

  • Say you login successfully after 5 invalid attempts, your limit is restored to 10 per hour.


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Does Freshsales have a limit to the number of invalid logins per hour?

Modified on: Thu, 1 Mar, 2018 at 9:19 PM


While logging into Freshsales, you may sometimes type in wrong credentials. Either your email address or password might not match.


Freshsales has a limit to the number of times invalid entry of a user is permitted in an hour. This has been excised as a security measure.


  1. As a user, you are allowed to enter invalid credentials (email, password combo) upto a max of 10 times in an hour. Say, you forgot your password, you can reset your password using the Forgot password option before reaching the limit.
  2. If you continue entering invalid credentials more than 10 times, you will get following error,
  3. After 2 hours, you can again try logging in.
  4. You will also get a email with unlock link sent to your email once your account gets locked. You can click on the link to unlock your account immediately.


Note:

  • The above limit is inclusive of both Web and Mobile logins together.

  • Say you login successfully after 5 invalid attempts, your limit is restored to 10 per hour.


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