Community Settings >> Security >> Access Restrictions
This section allows administrator of the community to set various types of access restrictions or auto-approvals, curse filtering and SSL security and government compliance settings.
Email Based Access Control
This section allows to set restriction on the users who join the community based on their email domain. The administrator can auto approve as well as blacklist the email domains.
Help Article: https://support.ideascale.com/setup/email-domain-based-access-control
IP Based Access Restriction
IP based access restriction allows the administrator to control access to the community based on IP (Internet Protocol) address. Only those users who access the community from the defined IP addresses are allowed to view and participate in the community.
Help Article: https://support.ideascale.com/setup/ip-based-access-restriction
Curse filtering feature allows the admin to blocks certain abusive words from the community.
Help Article: https://support.ideascale.com/setup/curse-filtering
SSL security provides a secure connection between internet browsers and the websites. It helps in transmitting private data securely online.
Help Article : https://support.ideascale.com/setup/ideascale-security-ssltls
Secure cookie works only when SSL Security is turned on. When enabled, the community works in a secured cookie only. For example, a user is a member of 2 communities where one is Secure cookie enabled and other is not. He/She will not be able to switch from one community to another in the same cookie. To go to another community, the user will have to re-login.
Administrator of a community can set a session timeout for logged in period within the IdeaScale community by their users.The user will need to re-login after the stipulated time.
Forced Password Reset
This setting allows the administrators to set up a Force password reset for all the users in a community. The default setting will be ‘0’ which will lead to no forced password reset. The unit used will be in days, so if the administrator chooses 90 it will lead to a forced reset every 90 days for each user.
1. Password requirements: Password must contain Minimum of 8 characters and must include symbol)
2. Password retries should be limited to a maximum of 3 attempted logons after which the member is locked out and must contact support for reinstatement.
This setting when enabled, uses a cookie which helps to remember login for 2 weeks
"Remember Me" once enabled will override "Session time out" option.
This section helps to make the community compliant according to government norms for Accessibility, Security and Privacy.
Help Article : https://support.ideascale.com/government/government-compliance-overvie
Turn off auto- redirect for your domain
This setting prevents the sending of email to anyone having @domain.com even though they have not entered the community.