Reset lockout counter after

This security setting determines the number of minutes that must elapse after a failed logon attempt before the failed logon attempt counter is reset to 0 bad logon attempts. The available range is 1 minute to 99,999 minutes.

If an account lockout threshold is defined, this reset time must be less than or equal to the Account lockout duration.

Policy path: 

Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Account Policies\Account Lockout Policy


None, because this policy setting only has meaning when an Account lockout threshold is specified.

Supported on: 

At least Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2003

Registry settings: 

Account Lockout Policy security settings are not registry keys.

Reboot required: 


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