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This is not possible. SharePoint uses the pass phrase to generate an encryption key, it doesn't actually store it.


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Secure Store Service. http://trentacular.com/2010/11/sharepoint-2010-programatically-retrieve-credentials-from-the-secure-store-service/


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While SharePoint might not be the perfect solution for storing passwords, it is certainly possible to do this in a custom list (like managing any other info). M: break role inheritance on list/site, remove unwanted readers/contributors/owners and give security group containing Developers read permissions S: give selected developers (or security group ...


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I don't think there is a way to do this with standard SharePoint functionality. I would use a third party Tool such as Aspose.PDF to set passwords on the PDF files.


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If you have Acrobat, you can protect your PDF files with password. Maybe this link can help you. http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/pdf-file-password-permissions.html


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Try following the steps here to reset the password within sharepoint. Specifically: (4) SharePoint Server Search Content Access Account(s) 4.1. Bring up the Search Service application in Central Admin. 4.2. Click the Default Content Access Account in the "System Status" section. 4.3. Change the password of the account in the popup. 4.4. Please note ...


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In SharePoint 2010, accounts for Farms, Web Applications and Service App pools can be set from a central location in Central Admin called "Managed Account". Visit this technet blog for the detailed explanation on Managed Accounts - http://blogs.technet.com/b/seanearp/archive/2011/01/25/updating-passwords-on-sharepoint-2010.aspx In your case, follow these ...


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The Community Kit for SharePoint has a Forms Authentication Solution containing a Change Password web part. It also has much more (straight copy/paste): Automated Solution Deployment - Zac Smith Membership request webpart (including CAPTCHA) - Paul Ballard Membership request list - Paul Ballard Login web part - Paul Ballard Recover Password web part - Edin ...


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Take a look at Bamboo Solutions Password Managmenet Cycle For SharePoint


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There's a free web part for changing AD passwords on CodePlex: ChangePassword.codeplex.com. I've used the 2003 version in our MOSS 2007 portal w/o too much issue, looks like this project has updated it to the 2007 APIs. It doesn't look like it does email notifications, but users are shown the days remaining until they need to change their password, and you ...


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Finally found answer by googling for hours. Tons of thanks to the owner of this post. I just need to write below line of code to determine the current user's authentication type whether it is FBA or Windows. string info = null; SPClaimProviderManager mgr = SPClaimProviderManager.Local; if (mgr != null) { SPClaim userLogonNameClaim = ...


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There is no way you'll ever get access to the users password. (In fact SharePoint don't know it, as Authentication is handles by other components. In fact even these hopefully don't know it, but only have some hash of it). To access anything in the host web you can use the cross-domain library. Login will be handlede automatically. See How to: Access ...


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Sure it does change account password. There is no need to say 'password in AD' cause there is no separate thing like 'password in SP'. As long as it's AD thing, this is subject to domain policies - complexity, expiration, uniqueness and so on. Some admins gather all SP accounts in special OU in AD, and apply no-expiry GPO. One of the finest and earliest ...


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Answer is Yes, once you configure the Automatic password change it will update the AD as well as SharePoint( IIS etc). As per my experience and dealing with this process since launched. I highly recommend that dont configure the FarmAdmin account automatic due to following reason. If you have User Profile service configured then you know, for sync it is ...


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To access so early in the Authentication process is not easy and I think you need a custom Farm Solution with a own Authentication Provider. One way to solve this with Microsoft Tools is ADFS (ADFS 2012 R2 now supports Password Change (not reset) across all devices). But setting up a SharePoint with ADFS is in some environments not easy and there are many ...


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If you change the password n update the sharepoint with new password,after that make sure all app pools n timer service gets the new password. Uplate up a syNC with new password.then you all set. I don't see any impact if process properly followed, worst case scenario, if you locked out the account then sharepoint goes down.


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SharePoint Password Reset from the boostsolution having a feature which i believe solve you issue. For security reasons you can force users to change their password on their next logon. This not only enforces security, but also allows users to easily remember passwords they themselves changed. SharePoint Password Reset


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For Office 365 Enterprise and MidSize Business you can set a users Password to never expire using Connect to Windows PowerShell by using your company admin credentials. Run the following cmdlet: Connect-MsolService Do one of the following: To set the password of one user to never expire, run the following cmdlet by using the UPN or the user ID of the ...


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In order to execute method SPEncryptedString in application page, the user should be logged in as farm account (administration in server farm) Use the following method to check whether the current user is an administrator in the server farm: CurrentUserIsAdministrator Usage Lets suppose we need the ability to store connection strings Create object for ...


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In sp2007 it is quite complicated http://support.microsoft.com/kb/934838 But in sp2010 it is solved with managed accounts.


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Looks like you figured it out already but I'm guessing it is the XML reserved characters: < becomes &lt; > becomes &gt; & becomes &amp; " becomes &quot; ' becomes &apos; Really though, whatever language you're crafting the SOAP message in probably already has a HTML/XML encode function. More information and a list of all the ...


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If you read Why Won’t IE Remember My Login Info? you'll see that reason #5 is submit is done by javascript which is the case with your form. You might try to add window.external.AutoCompleteSaveForm(aspnetForm) to the OnClientClick for the Login button.


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because i did a "by the book" installation all i had to do was: Go to Central Admin Go to Secutrity Click Configure Managed Accounts Edit the user you want and edit it Check the box "Change Password Now" Insert new password and Save Celebrate!


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Did you tried following steps yet, I found them at ITaCS change password webpart discussion page, I couldn't find source code on there site though to go through it and see where it giving error as there's several other people having same type of problem with this webpart. can you please check the specific account with a tool like ADSI Edit? There is an ...


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if you are talking about the SharePoint Services accounts which use to run services / App Pools etc, I am guessing those IDs are already in the SharePoint Managed account sections.(to understand read this). if you want to change the Managed account password, you have both choices either central admin or Powershell. You have couple of options in the ...


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If you web app is claims based then yes you can customize it. In a Claims-mode web app, the Windows Authentication is handled by /_windows/default.aspx. If we check the path of the virtual folder /_windows, it points to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\IDENTITYMODEL\WINDOWS. Obviously, modifying the ...


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I can say this, This is normal behavior. I witness this in my environment almost every year when we change password for our Managed accounts( Farm admin, App Pool, other services accounts). Please clear the config Cache on all servers and then observe it. ...


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here is very good blog which change the Password in Active directory from sharepoint. Change the Active Directory User Password Through SharePoint Create a web part and give the user ability to change the password. Change Password Web Part for SharePoint 2010


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you can map password expire property( i believe accountExpires is) in SharePoint user profile mapping. Then you can display where ever you want You can use the power shell to do this...check the 2nd part of this below blog. http://sadomovalex.blogspot.com/2011/02/create-custom-ad-attribute-and-map-it.html To display in profile or embed in the Master ...



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