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Sign In Attempt Restrictions

Restrict the number of times an administrative user can unsuccessfully attempt to sign in to PowerSchool. Restricting sign-in attempts is a security precaution to minimize the risk of unauthorized persons entering your PowerSchool system. To remove the restriction, reset the user's disabled IP address.

Restrict Sign In Attempts

  1. Navigate to the Sign-in Attempt Restrictions page.
  2. Use the following table to enter information in the fields:



    Disable IP address

    Select the checkbox to activate the function.

    Failed sign in attempts

    Enter the number of failed sign in attempts possible.

    Send security e-mail notification to

    Enter the email address of the person monitoring security.

  3. Click Submit
  4. Restart the server to activate the settings.

Reset Disabled IP Addresses

Reset a user's IP address after being disabled from too many unsuccessful sign-in attempts.

  1. Navigate to the Sign-in Attempt Restrictions page.
  2. Click View Disabled IP Addresses
  3. Click an IP address to reset that address and enable additional sign-in attempts. 
  4. Click Delete.
  5. Click Confirm Delete.
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