[horde] Reset Password and Passwd

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Wed Sep 14 08:01:21 UTC 2016

Zitat von Simon B <simon.buongiorno at gmail.com>:

> Hi
> I can't believe this hasn't come up before..
> In my horde.cong, I have set
> $conf['auth']['resetpassword'] = true;
> to provide a "reset password" link on the login page..
> No link appears on the login screen - not even after an incorrect login.
> What am I doing wrong?  I am using IMP authentication with a MySQL
> backend through dovecot.

You don't use an authentication backend that supports password resetting.

> Secondly, in accordance with the hint, I left
> $conf[auth][resetpassword_from] blank so that the reset email would
> come from the users account.  Of course that may well be the case, but
> I can't test it.
> What would be nice - and I don't see an enhancement request for this -
> is to have a tokenised link sent via email for people who cannot
> remember their password which can then be user to reset their
> password.
> Yes, I see the obvious flaw here - if you can't remember your
> password, how can you get the email to click on the link, but a) it
> might be possible to do this from a mobile if ActiveSync is working
> and b) the obvious next step is for me as admin to push the link to
> someone so that I don't have to open the backend and reset their
> password and then force them to change it..
> Is there any active development on passwd?   How do the hundreds of
> university admins handle this?
> Thanks.
> Simon

Jan Schneider
The Horde Project

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