Specifies the delay applied to authentication attempts after too many failures.
Can be set in: global.cfg
Set the delay applied to subsequent authentication attempts after the criteria in ) and ) is exceeded. The delay should be a high enough value to make brute force password guessing impractical while not inconveniencing legitimate users.
Please be aware that a web server thread will be kept waiting during the delay in the current implementation, so imposing a long delay risks exhausting all web server threads.
Apply no delay to authentication attempts if many login failures are detected.
Apply a 5 second delay to authentication attempts if many login failures are detected.