How to limit active logins for a user account in Joomla

Limit Active Logins Component limits the number of active logins per user, user group or location and prohibit excessive sharing of single-user accounts for security purposes. This article will guide you on installing and configuring the Limit Active Logins Component for the Joomla sites.

Installing and configuring Limit Active Logins Component in Joomla

To install and configure Limit Active Logins Component in Joomla, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your Joomla site with an administrator account.
  2. On the top menu bar, click Extensions, click Manage, and then click Install:

  3. Select Install from Web tab, search for “Limit Active Logins Component

  4. On the top menu bar, click Components, click Limit Active Logins, and then click on Control Panel:

  5. Click on Logged in Users (Grouped by User), Logged in Users (Details) or Configuration to modify the settings:

  6. Click on on Configuration, enter the number of active logins required in the Maximum Active Logins field: 

  7. Save and Close the configuration page. This configuration will limit the active logins for the user account.

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