Re-enables an account that has been locked out (disabled) for exceeding the permitted number failed login attempts. This was configured by using the configure account [all | name] password-policy lockout-on-login-failures [on | off] command.
|all||Specifies all users.|
|name||Specifies an account name.|
This command applies to sessions at the console port of the switch as well as all other sessions.
You can re-enable both user and administrative accounts, once they have been disabled for exceeding the 3 failed login attempts.
NoteThe failsafe accounts are never locked out.
This command only clears the locked-out (or disabled) condition of the account. The action of locking out accounts following the failed login attempts remains until you turn it off by issuing the configure account [all | name] password-policy lockout-on-login failures off command.
The following command re-enables the account finance, which had been locked out (disabled) for exceeding 3 consecutive failed login attempts:
clear account finance lockout
This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 11.2.
This command is available on ExtremeSwitching X435, X440-G2, X450-G2, X460-G2, X465, X590, X620, and X695 series switches.