Unlocking Symantec Email Quarantine accounts
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Unlocking Symantec Email Quarantine accounts


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A user has locked themselves out of their Symantec Email Quarantine account, and needs to be unlocked.


Follow these instructions in order to unlock an account:

  1. Login to https://clients.messagelabs.com using the primary username for your organization's account or an account with the appropriate level of permissions.
  2. Navigate to Dashboard > Services > Email Quarantine.
  3. On the Quarantine Settings page, go to the "Password Controls" section.
  4. Under Unlock passwords section, click the "Search" button.
    This will pull and show all accounts that are currently locked.
  5. Click on the locked account and then click "Unlock"  to unlock and account.
  6. Go to the login page provisioned for your account.

    DO NOT try to login right away or the account will be locked out again.

  7. Click on "Forgot your password?" located under the Password Box.
  8. Enter the email address for Username.
  9. Click the Reset Password button.
  10. Advise the user to click on the activation link that is sent to their email address, and to choose a new password.

Additional Information

Learn how to reset the password for a quarantine portal account.