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SharePoint Password Reset and Recovery Web Part

SharePoint Password Reset Web Part allows to any user logged into the SharePoint portal to reset his Active Directory or FBA password, without contacting an administrator.

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Overview
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Virto SharePoint Password Reset and Recovery Web Part allows to any user logged into the SharePoint 2016, 2013, 2010 portal to reset his password, without contacting an administrator. A new temporary password will be shown online or sent to an email box according to the web part configuration. This add-in is a part of Virto SharePoint Password Management tools that include also SharePoint Password Expiration and Change SharePoint Password web parts.
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Online and E-mail Password Delivery with SharePoint Password Reset web part

User can see the new password on the site page immediately after reset or can receive it on e-mail (without viewing on page). There are easy and secure ways of working with users’ passwords!

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Two convenient ways of working with Sharepoint Password Reset

You can either request a new password on the site online or receive it in email. In the first case, the user will answer some secret questions set by the system administrator and the values are taken from fields of AD profile (date of birth, mobile phone, etc.). If the password is sent by email, the user must enter his login and email address to receive the new password.

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SharePoint Password Reset with convenient self-service

Virto SharePoint Password Reset Web Part enables Active Directory users and users with general accounts (Form Based Authentication) to reset their passwords fast and easy without disturbing the site administrator!

Why you may need Virto Active Directory SharePoint Password Reset Web Part

SharePoint Password Reset web part is used for a quick and simple resolving of situations when a user forgets his password or his password is expired, according to password security policy. If there is no such a tool, a user must contact his administrator every time he needs to reset his password.

How the AD Password Reset works

Situation

SharePoint site uses Windows Authentication, and users’ profiles are stored in Active Directory. A user tries to logon to a SharePoint site of his company, but he has forgotten the password. He needs to reset his password and enter the site.

Solution

This user cannot logon to the SharePoint site. But he can navigate to the SharePoint WSS site with anonymous access (created by SharePoint administrator before) and use SharePoint Password Reset Web Part installed on it. As a result, the user receives his password for access to a SharePoint site.

How to implement

To implement the solution and make it possible for SharePoint users to reset their password when they cannot logon to a SharePoint site, these actions must be done:

  • SharePoint WSS site with anonymous access should be created.
  • Virto SharePoint Password Reset Web Part should be installed on WSS site.
  • SharePoint users must be informed about this site, or automatic redirect for wrong password cases can be adjusted.
  • SharePoint Password Reset Web Part must be adjusted (security question or email option, see Virto Password Reset Administration section)

Online Password Recovering

There are two ways to manage forgotten SharePoint user passwords – request a new password on the site online or by email. According to security policy, in the first case before the password change, the user will answer some secret questions (from one to three). Secret questions are set by the system administrator and the values are taken from corresponding fields of AD profile (for instance, date of birth, mobile phone etc.). In case of successful verifying, the option of password reset will be available for this user. As soon as he activates it online, he will see his new temporary password. Password security policy defined in AD is applied for generating the password.

E-mail Password Recovery

If the password is sent by email, the user must enter his login and email address to receive the new password. Then the message about user’s password request and suggestion to confirm or decline the reset will be sent to this email address. If the password reset is confirmed, another email message with a new password will be sent.

Pay attention to the fact that the new password is temporary and it is required to change it to a constant one. This can be done with the help of the system administrator or SharePoint Password Change Web Part. In case of both web part installation, you will have the complex solution for SharePoint password management.

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SharePoint version: 2019
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Features
Security questions Ability to use up to 3 security questions for Active Directory Password Reset.
E-mail reset mode E-mail for password reset is sent to a user to request confirmation.
Enforce user to change temporary password upon next login You need not reset the password immediately, but the administrator sends a URL to a user and when he clicks on it, he resets a password.
Ability to set password complexity SharePoint Password Reset Web Part allows to administrator set minimum/maximum number of digits (password policy).
Reset password for groups Reset passwords for the group of users from the organizational units.
Supported SharePoint versions 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016
Resources
SharePoint Password Reset and Recovery web part is used for quick and simple resolving of situations when a user forgets his password or the password is expired according to password security policy. In this case, user must contact his AD administrator every time he needs to change the password.

SharePoint Password Reset allows any user logged in to the SharePoint 2013, 2010 or 2007 portal using Active Directory (AD) authentication to reset or change his password without contacting administrator. New temporary password will be sent to email box or shown online according to configuration of SharePoint Password Reset....
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Feedback
May 29, 2019
Easy way to manage SharePoint password without contacting administrator. Great product, we just did a company wide installation.
March 11, 2019
Very useful product for me both as Password Change Web Part. Great tool! Great support! Thank you Virto!)
March 7, 2019
This is the best tool for SharePoint password reset! The key feature for me is that users are able to reset SharePoint password without contacting an administrator.
September 23, 2018
That's really what I wanted to find. I needed to reset user password in SharePoint 2013, this web part was very useful.
March 7, 2018
Great tool to manage sharepoint 2013 change user password feature. What I like mostly is that in this solution by VirtoSoftware you're allowed to use sharepoint reset password feature without contacting an administrator.