FilAct Account Shield

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Implements an Account Lockout to enhance the User authentication security
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FilAct Account Shield

FilAct Account shield module is implements the user authentication security methods such Account Lockout, Password Expiry etc. Right now this module is supporting Account Lockout only. In upcoming version we'll release password expiry and much more features.

Stability and Supported releases

Version 1.0.0

Magento compatibility: Community 1.6 and later.


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When a Customer or Admin user fails certain number of login attempts (for example 3 attempts) due to invalid password then that user's account will lockout for certain time period.

The followings are Account Lockout benefits,

  • Slowing down online password guessing attacks.
  • Protect from the spam bot attacks etc.

Configure and Manage the Account Lockouts

You can configure the Account Lockout through Magento system configuration (System -> Configuration -> Advanced -> Account Shield)

  • Enable - Enable or disable an Account Lockout.
  • Threshold - Number of consecutive failed sign in attempts. (Default is 3).
  • Duration - How long an account will remain as locked out. Specify in Seconds (Default is 900 Seconds).

You can manage the Account Lockouts such as delete and unlock the lockouts through 'Account Lockout' menu. See the above screenshots.


FilAct Account shield demo

Release Notes

First release

2014-08-08 07:15:36
  • Version number: 1.0.0
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.6, 1.6.1,, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.9
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FilAct Account Shield 4 5 1 1
Useful Necessary module for boost up the account security. Function are as described exactly. It would be great, add more functions like password expire policy, XSS etc. February 19, 2015
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Thank you for your interest using our module.

Actually adminhtml layout xml file is case sensitive. To resolve this issue please rename a file

app/design/adminhtml/default/default/layout/Filact_Accountshield.xml to app/design/adminhtml/default/default/layout/filact_accountshield.xml

finally clear the magento cache.

We'll fix this issue in up coming version.
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