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Password Manager 5.9.5 - User Guide (English)

Resetting User Passwords

If a user has forgotten his password, you can reset the password for this user, provided that you have the appropriate permissions.

To reset user's password

  1. Connect to the Helpdesk site by using the procedure outlined in Connecting to Helpdesk Site.
  2. On the Home page, click Reset Password.
  3. Type user's answer(s) and click Next. Reset Password page appears.
  4. In Reset Password page, select one of the following options to reset the password.
    1. Use the following auto generated password: An auto generated password suggestion displays in text box. The user can use this password and store it in a secure location for later use.
    2. Enter the password manually: The user can select this option to set a password manually. After selecting this option, type the password in the text box and, confirm the password. Click Next.

    NOTE: On the Password Manager administration site, if the Send password using Starling push notification option is enabled by the administrator, then the password is sent using a push notification to user's mobile device. In this case, the HelpDesk user need not use the above options to reset the password. However the HelpDesk user must inform the user, that the password will be sent through a push notification on Starling 2FA application.
  5. After successful password reset, Password was successfully reset message appears.

Unlocking User Account

If user’s account is locked out, you can unlock the account, provided that you have the appropriate permissions.

To unlock user’s account

  1. Open the Home page by using the procedure outlined in Connecting to Helpdesk Site.
  2. On the Home page, click Unlock Account.
  3. On the Unlock Account page, select one of the following methods to authenticate.
    • Corporate authentication:Authenticate the users using corporate authentication method, only if the administrator has enabled the option to authenticate.
    • Security questions: Select Security questions to authenticate and reset the password, by answering the questions configured during registration.
    • Personal contact method: Select Email and, click Get Passcode to receive passcode on your registered email address. Type the passcode in Passcode text box and click Next to authenticate and reset the password.

    NOTE: Only selected methods display and are available for use to unlock the account, which the administrator selects in Authentication Methods.

Unlocking User Questions and Answers Profile

If user’s Questions and Answers profile is locked, you can unlock the profile, provided that you have the appropriate permissions.

To unlock user’s Questions and Answers profile

  1. Open the Home page by using the procedure outlined in Connecting to Helpdesk Site.
  2. On the Home page, click Unlock Q&A Profile.
  3. Follow the steps in the wizard to complete the task.

Enforcing Update of User's Questions and Answers Profile

If user’s Questions and Answers profile does not comply with the current Q&A profile policy, you can require the user to update the Q&A profile, provided that you have the appropriate permissions.

To enforce update of user's Question and Answers profile

  1. Open the Home page by using the procedure outlined in Connecting to Helpdesk Site.
  2. On the Home page, click Enforce Update of Q&A Profile.
  3. Follow the steps in the wizard to complete the task.
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