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How I can enable password changing feature for site's users in SharePoint 2013, so that each user can changed him/her password?

  • You want allow user to change their AD account's password change? – Waqas Sarwar MVP Oct 18 '14 at 5:02
  • I created a username and password (in Windows Server) for each user that wants to access my site. Now, My users want to change their password by themselves through site, without login to Windows Server. – GoGo Oct 18 '14 at 5:08
  • By windows Server means, Active Directory or local to server? – Waqas Sarwar MVP Oct 18 '14 at 5:10
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here is no OOB web part or application page avaliable for user self changing the password in AD in SharePoint, you need to create a SharePoint web part programmatically to let users reset their password in AD.

Their are two options

  1. Create your own webpart and let the user to change their password. check these two posts.links or How to change active directory password using Code?
  2. Or you can use the 3rd party option. free from codeplex or Bamboo solution
  • I downloaded the solution in free from codeplex site but I can not activate it. I get the error that says "This solution contains invalid markup or elements that cannot be deployed as part of a sandboxed solution. " – GoGo Oct 18 '14 at 6:05
  • How you add the solutions? Add-SPSolution -LiteralPath "E:\install\ChangePassword.wsp" Install-SPSolution -Identity (Get-SPSolution | Where-Object{$_.Name -like "changepassword.wsp"}).SolutionId.Guid -GACDeployment – Waqas Sarwar MVP Oct 18 '14 at 6:12
  • when I run Add-SPSolution -LiteralPath "E:\install\ChangePassword.wsp", I get the output that shows the deployment state of solution is False. – GoGo Oct 18 '14 at 6:41
  • 1st command just add it to the farm.then you need to run the 2nd command, which will deploy it. – Waqas Sarwar MVP Oct 18 '14 at 6:44
  • It is Deploying in Management Solution in Central Administration. How I can activate it for a collection site? – GoGo Oct 18 '14 at 6:51
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Also you can consider solution from VirtoSoftware Password Changing (30-days free).

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