turbot/alicloud_compliance

Control: 1.14 Ensure RAM password policy temporarily blocks logon after 5 incorrect logon attempts within an hour

Description

RAM password policies can temporarily block logon after several incorrect logon attempts within an hour. It is recommended that the password policy is set to temporarily block logon after 5 incorrect logon attempts within an hour.

Remediation

Perform the following to set the password policy as expected:

From Console

  1. Logon to RAM console.
  2. Choose Identities > Settings.
  3. In the Password Strength Settings section, click Edit Password Rule.
  4. In the Password Retry Constraint Policy field, enter <5> or a smaller number.
  5. Click OK.

From Command Line

aliyun ram SetPasswordPolicy --MaxLoginAttemps 5

Usage

steampipe check alicloud_compliance.control.cis_v100_1_14

SQL

This control uses a named query:

ram_password_policy_max_login_attempts_5

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