The scope of the customer account can be limited to the website where the account was created, or shared with all websites and stores in the store hierarchy.
The customer password options control the level of security that is used for password reset requests, determine the email templates that are used for customer notification, and the lifetime of the password recovery link.
You can configure your store to redirect customers to their account dashboard after they log in, or let them continue shopping.
In the Create New Account Options section of the configuration, the basic account options are combined with more advanced options that relate to VAT ID Validation and custom integrations.
The Name and Address Options determine which attributes are included in the names and addresses that appear in the customer account.
Customer Session Lifetime (Session Cookie)
If the session cookie expires before the server session, the customer is logged out.