You can create special URLs that direct a specified user to beginning of a specified task when accessing the Self-Service site from other applications.
The URL must be in the following format:
Where <parameters> is a list of names and values, i.e. name1=value1&name2=value2.
COMPUTER_NAME is the DNS name or IP address of the server where Password Manager resides.
You can use the following parameters:
The URL example:
When a user changes or resets password on the Self-Service site, the password policy rules specified for the user's application directory partition can be displayed on the page where the user is required to enter a new password.
To modify the list of password policy rules displayed on the Self-Service site, edit the rules specified for the application directory partition on the Password Policies tab of the Administration site.
For more information, see Configuring Password Policy Rules.
You can customize the Password strength meter on the Helpdesk site and Self-Service site.
To enable Password strength meter:
<add key="PasswordStrengthMeterEnable" value="true"/>
To disable Password strength meter, set the value of
You can customize the text displaying the strength of the Password strength meter.
To customize the text:
For more information, see Password Compliance .
A record that consists of all the information that defines a user to Active Directory or AD LDS. This includes the user name and password required for the user to log on, the groups in which the user account has membership, and the rights and permissions the user has for using the computer and network and accessing their resources.
A website for Password Manager administrators. On this website, they can configure Management Policies by adding managed application directory partitions, creating question lists, specify Q&A policy, etc.
Enter the name that will be used to address the application directory partition on the Self-Service and Helpdesk sites.
The log that lists all actions performed by Password Manager.
A piece of data that stores information that is specific to an object. A set of attributes stores the data that defines an object.
A certificate is used to encrypt traffic and provide authentication between Password Manager Service and web sites installed on different servers..
An account used by Password Manager for storing its configuration data i.e. settings configured in Password Manager, for example Management Polices, general settings, etc. The configuration storage account is automatically created in the Users container of a managed application directory partition when the managed partition is added. The configuration storage account is named QPMStorageContainer.
Custom activity is an activity with PowerShell handlers. Create custom activities from scratch or convert built-in activities to custom.
This rule does not check the password compliance with the configured password policy. Configure the rule to display your custom message instead of or together with other policy messages.
This algorithm is used to encrypt users’ answers to secret questions. Users’ answers will be encrypted if the “Store answers using reversible encryption” option is selected in the Q&A profile settings. Otherwise, the answers will be hashed.
An administrator’s tool for defining and controlling how programs, network resources, and the operating system operate for users and computers in an organization.
This algorithm is used to hash users’ answers to secret questions if reversible encryption is not used to store the answers.
A website for helpdesk operators. On this website, they can reset users’ passwords, unlock accounts, assign temporary passcodes, etc.
A Questions and Answers Profile that temporarily cannot be used.
A Questions and Answers Profile can become locked after a number of unsuccessful attempts to answer the questions.
The delivery location for all incoming mail messages addressed to a designated owner. Information in a user's mailbox is stored in the private information store on a Microsoft® Exchange server computer. A mailbox can contain received messages, message attachments, folders, folder hierarchy, and more. Server applications for Microsoft® Exchange server are often designed with a mailbox for communication.
A question, the same for all users in an application directory partition, that users must answer in order to authenticate themselves using Password Manager.
Management Policy allows you to configure workflows and secret questions for specified groups of users, and select helpdesk operators to manage these users. See.
A question that users should select from a list of pre-defined questions and answer to authenticate themselves using Password Manager.
Realm is a set of Password Manager Service instances sharing realm settings and configuration. You can use the realm to provide enhanced availability and load balancing.
An account used to install Password Manager. The Password Manager Service account must be a member of the Administrators group on the Web Server where Password Manager is installed.
A component of Password Manager that enforces password policies configured in Password Manager, when users change their passwords using tools other than Password Manager.
A set of questions selected by a user from the Question list and user's answers to them. A Questions and Answers Profile is used to authenticate a person using Password Manager.
A set of questions used in creating users' Questions and Answers profiles. The list is defined by the administrator and contains a series of questions in a certain language that users from a specific application directory partition must answer in order to create or update their personal Questions and Answers profiles. A question list defines the number of questions of each type and the wording of mandatory and optional questions.
A website for Password Manager end-users. On this site, end-users can create their Questions and Answers Profiles and manage their passwords.
A character that is neither alphabetic nor numeric.
A question that users must provide along with the answer in order to authenticate themselves using Password Manager.
If a user is not registered, then only Reset Password, Unlock Account, and Assign Passcode workflows are enabled. For more information, see.
If a user is not registered, only My Questions and Answers Profile and I Have a Passcode workflows are enabled. For more information, see.