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FEATURE REQUEST: Standalone SED - Enable Bootguard password lockout after a set number of failed logon attempts


Article ID: 150531


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Symantec Products




For all versions of Standalone Symantec Encryption Desktop.

Customer is requesting the ability to configure a password lockout to lock the Bootguard password after a configured number of failed logon attempts.
Then requiring the use of the WDRT to log back into the computer and release the lockout.

A Feature Request has been submitted for "the option to configure Standalone SED to lock the Bootguard after a certain number of failed login attempts".

Symantec Corporation is committed to product quality and satisfied customers. Technical Support filed a Feature Request to add the functionality listed above. This Feature Request is currently being considered by Symantec Corporation to be addressed in a forthcoming version of the product. 

There is no guaranteed date for this request from the Encryption Product Management team, or the Encryption Engineering team at this time. Please be sure to refer back to this article periodically as any changes to the status of the request will be reflected here. You can also subscribe to this article to receive notification when it is updated.

To have your organization added to the list of companies that desire this Feature Request, please contact technical support.