The account lockout duration
security setting determines the number of minutes a locked out account remains locked out, after reaching the account lockout threshold
of invalid logon attempts with a incorrect user name and/or password
, before automatically becoming unlocked.
When you first setup an account lockout threshold
, the default account lockout duration
is set to 30 minutes. This tutorial will show you how to set how many minutes you want for the account lockout duration to be in Windows 7
and Windows 8