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Security Settings

Clientexec comes equipped with a Security Section to protect your clients, your installation, and you. In order to configure these settings, navigate to Settings > Security.


Field Name Description
Enforce Password StrengthEnabling this forces both clients and staff to select a strong password in accordance with the rules you configure below this option.
Allow Admins Override Enforce Password StrengthBy enabling this, administrators will not have to abide by the strict password enforcement.
Minimum Password LengthThis is the minimum number of characters a password must be.
Forbid dictionary wordsBy enabling this, users will not be able to enter common words found in the dictionary.
Require Both Uppercase And Lowercase CharactersThe password must contain both uppercase and lowercase letters.
Require NumbersThe password must include numbers.
Require SymbolsThe password must contain at least one non-alphanumeric character.

Application Key

Generation your Application Key - This Application Key lets you easily integrate Clientexec with 3rd party providers via webhooks to different callbacks.

CC Passphrase

What is a Passphrase?

The passphrase is created the first time you encrypt a credit card.

Field Name Description
Reset PassphraseYou can enter in your old passphrase and enter a new one which will be used when processing credit card invoices.
Delete PassphraseThis will delete the passphrase that was used to encrypt your customer's credit cards. As the warning says, performing this action will require that your customers re-enter their credit card numbers.

Banned IPs

Field Name Description
BAN IPs generating security warningsBy enabling this, Clientexec will automatically deny system access to requests from IPs that persistently generate security warnings (by issuing malformed requests, trying to access secured areas without permission, etc.). This banning is performed according to the rules in the settings below.
Number of security warnings triggering a banThis setting and the following one determine the criteria used to ban an IP: how many security warnings in what lapse of time will trigger a ban.
Ban if matches fraudAlways ban IP if fraud plugin matches the ip as fraud. Note: The Fraud plugin [in Setup -> Plugins -> Fraud] should be enabled for this to work
Lapse of time for counting security warnings (in minutes)This setting and the previous one determine the criteria used to ban an IP: how many security warnings in what lapse of time will trigger a ban.
IPs never to be bannedThese IP's will not be banned from the system.IPs currently banned - This is where you insert the IPs that you want to ban.


You can enter your captcha keys at Settings > Plugins > Captcha

The Captcha settings in the Security Section allows you to select which pages of Clientexec the Capthca appears on.

Domain Encryption

DECRYPT PASSWORDS - By clicking this, you will decrypt all the domain passwords in your Clientexec installation.
ENCRYPT PASSWORDS - By clicking this, you will encrypt all the domain passwords in your Clientexec installation.

Encryption is recommended for your data security.

Updated on: 07/03/2023

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