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"You have exceeded your maximum number of login attempts..."

#1 Unread post by jstark47 »

You exceeded the maximum allowed number of login attempts. In addition to your username and password you now also have to solve the CAPTCHA below.

Gee, that's user-friendly. And that's after I haven't logged in at all for 4-5 days. :roll:
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#2 Unread post by totalmotorcycle »

Ouch. Forgot your password and/or username more than 5 times trying to put them in eh?

I'm open to suggestions on the setting. I have set it to 5 times but maybe it should be higher?

Were you able to log in after the 5 attemps and the CAPTCHA right away or did you have to wait days after to try again?

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Humm... I logged out and got the same thing as well, I was able to log back in but I'll take a look into this...
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#4 Unread post by totalmotorcycle »

Ok, here is the low down: http://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopi ... &t=2115563

I have added a few additional security items as well on my end as per the recommendation in the thread above.

If I could ask members to make sure their chosen passwords are not easily guessable that would be great. :D

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You log in and out????
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#6 Unread post by jstark47 »

I don't log out intentionally, but if I haven't been on the site for a while, I find I'm not logged in when I return.

Tonight the trick question wanted to know a mathamatical question*. (Since I'm here posting, obviously I knew the answer!! :mrgreen: )

* Sorry didn't want it posted here.
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#7 Unread post by totalmotorcycle »

jstark47 wrote:I don't log out intentionally, but if I haven't been on the site for a while, I find I'm not logged in when I return.

Tonight the trick question wanted to know a mathamatical question*. (Since I'm here posting, obviously I knew the answer!! :mrgreen: )

* Sorry didn't want it posted here.
I think someone is trying to guess your password to gain access to your account (god knows why eh? haha). I would change up your password to something hard to guess.

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#8 Unread post by totalmotorcycle »

Looks like the issue is resolved. :D

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