Configurator/PasswordSettings

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Used in UMS to define what the default passwords are when creating users in any system.

UMS will always use the current password when creating a user if it is available, except when creating an Active Directory user. Active Directory will always use the default password from the primary template.

Settings

From Configurator, Modules > Password -> Password settings

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Description

Name of the setting.

Password synchronization

Password sync

Check this to enable password sync for users on this template

Password sync setting

Set a Password sync setting for this template. If none is selected then Global Settings will be used.

Password options

Change at first/next login

Force the user to change password at next login.

Never expires

Set the "password never expires" option in Active Directory.

Cannot change password

Set the "User cannot change password" option in Active Directory.

Set "Password never expires" continuously

When users are maintained in Active Directory UMS will check if this is not set and then set it.

Clear "Change password at next logon" continuously

When users are maintained in Active Directory UMS will check if this is set and then remove it.

Generating password

Prefix

This is static text.

Generator

This lets you use some none static text when generating the password.

  • Birthday
  • CPR
    • This is the CPR column from the Students table
  • FirstName
    • This is the Fornavne column from the Students table
  • SurName
    • This is the Efternavn column from the Students table
  • IDFromAdministrativeSystem
    • This is the IDFromAdministrativeSystem column from the Students table
  • InitialPassword
    • This is the InitialPassword column from the Students table. (You can set this with Custom SQL commands to generate your own password combination)
  • Username
    • This is the StudieNr column from the Students table
  • CPR-Løbenummer
    • This is the last 4 characters from the CPR column from the Students table
  • Random
  • Random Custom
    • This generates a password based on the characters entered in "Password characters to use" and the length from "Password length". This password is stored in UMS and is then used when resetting a password.
  • Random Custom - Every time
    • This generates a password based on the characters entered in "Password characters to use" and the length from "Password length". This password is stored in UMS until a new password reset is done, either by SMS or a staff member.
  • UNI-C Initial password
    • This is the InitialPassword column from the Students table. (This is populated by UMS when using UNILogin's)

Suffix

This is static text.

Resulting password

Password characters to use

Define which characters UMS can use when choosing "Random Custom" or "Random Custom - Every time".

Password length

The number of characters to use from "Password characters to use" text box.

FAQ