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Admin User Emails

Admin User Emails

Field Scope Description
Forgot Password Email Template Global Identifies the email template that is used for the message that is sent when an Admin users forget their passwords. Default template: Forgot Admin Password
Forgot and Reset Email Sender Global Identifies the store contact that appears as the sender of the Forgot Password email. Default sender: General Contact
User Notification Template Global Determines the email template that is used as the default for admin notifications.

Startup Page

Startup Page

Field Scope Description
Startup Page Global Determines the Admin landing page that appears after you log in.

Admin Base URL

Admin Base URL

Field Scope Description
Use Custom Admin URL Global Determines if a custom URL is used to access the Magento Admin. Options: Yes / No
Custom Admin URL Global Specifies a custom URL to access the Magento Admin. By default, the Admin URL is the same as the base URL.
Important: The Admin URL must be in the same Magento installation, and have the same document root as the storefront.
Use Custom Admin Path Global Determines if a custom path is used to access the Magento Admin.The default path is admin. Options: Yes / No
Custom Admin Path Global Changes the name of the default Admin path to something that is hard to guess. Enter the custom path name in lowercase characters. For example: aardvark

Security

Security

Field Scope Description
Admin Account Sharing Global Determines if an Admin user(s) can be logged in to the same account simultaneously from different devices. Options:
Yes - Allows multiple active sessions from the same Admin account.
No - Allows only one active session per Admin account.
Password Reset Protection Type Global Determines the method that is used to manage password reset requests. Options:
By IP and Email - The password can be reset online after a response is received from the notification is sent to the email address associated with the Admin account.
By IP - The password can be reset online without additional confirmation.
By Email - The password can be reset only by responding by email to the notification that is sent to the email address associated with the Admin account.
None - The password can be reset only by the store administrator.
Recovery Link Expiration Period (hours) Global Determines the number of hours a password recovery link remains valid.
Max Number of Password Reset Requests Global Determines the maximum number of password requests that can be submitted per hour.
Min Time Between Password Reset Requests Global Determines the minimum number of minutes between password reset requests.
Add Secret Key to URLs Global When enabled, appends a secret key to the Admin URL as a precaution against exploits. Options: Yes / No
Login Is Case Sensitive Global Determines if login credentials entered by a user must match the case of the ones stored. Options: Yes / No
Admin session Lifetime (seconds) Global Determines the length of an Admin session in seconds.
Maximum Login Failures to Lockout Account Global Determines the number of times Admin users can try to log in before their accounts are locked. If field is empty, no minimum is set. Default value: 6
Lockout Time (minutes) Global Determines the number of minutes an Admin account is locked before the user can try to log in again. Default value: 30
Password Lifetime (days) Global Determines the number of days before an Admin password expires. If field is empty, no lifetime is set. Default value: 90
Password Change Global Determines if Admin users are required to change their passwords. Options:
Forced - Requires that Admin users change their passwords after the account is set up.
Recommended - Recommends that Admin users change their passwords after account is set up.

Dashboard

Dashboard

Field Scope Description
Enable Charts Global Determines if the dashboard includes a chart generated from current sales data. Options: Yes / No

CAPTCHA

CAPTCHA

Field Scope Description
Enable CAPTCHA in Admin Website Enables CAPTCHA for the Admin login. Options: Yes / No
Font Website Determines the font that is used to display the CAPTCHA. To add your own font, put the font file in the same directory as your Magento instance, and add the declaration to the config.xml file at: app/code/Magento/Captcha/etc Default font: LinLibertine
Forms Website Determines the form(s) where CAPTCHA is used. Options: Admin Login / Admin Forgot Password
Displaying Mode Website Determines when the CAPTCHA appears. Options:
Always - CAPTCHA is always required to log in.
After number of attempts to login - Displays the Number of Unsuccessful Attempts to Login field. Enter the number of login attempts allowed. A value of 0 (zero) is similar to setting Displaying Mode to Always. This option does not cover the Forgot Password and Create User forms. If CAPTCHA is enabled and set to be appear, it is always included on these form.
Number of Unsuccessful Attempts to Login Global Determines the number of times a person can try to login before the account is locked. To track the number of unsuccessful attempts to log in, the system tracks the login attempts from one email address from a single IP-address. The maximum number of attempts allowed from the same IP address is 1,000. This limitation applies only if CAPTCHA is enabled.
CAPTCHA Timeout (minutes) Website Determines the lifetime of the current CAPTCHA. When the CAPTCHA expires, the user must reload the page.
Number of Symbols Website Determines the number of symbols that are used in the CAPTCHA. Maximum allowed value is 8. You can also specify a range, for example, 5-8.
Symbols Used in CAPTCHA Website Determines which symbols are used in the CAPTCHA. Only letters (a-z and A-Z) and numbers (0-9) are allowed. The default set of symbols suggested in the field excludes similar looking symbols like i, l, or 1. Displaying these symbols in CAPTCHA decreases the chances that a user will recognize CAPTCHA correctly.
Case Sensitive Website Determines if the characters used in the CAPTCHA are case sensitive. Options: Yes / No