Questions tagged [password]

A password is a word or string of characters used for user authentication to prove identity or access approval to gain access to a resource, which should be kept secret from those not allowed access.

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SharePoint 2013 Active Directory FBA Change Password solutions

I have a SharePoint 2013 set up using mix mode authentication. Windows authentication for internal users, and Forms Based Authentication using an LDAP provider against Active Directory for external ...
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Sharepoint App Secret Expiration

My actual question is block-quoted below, but read on for context. When you use AppRegNew.aspx to setup app credentials for provider-hosted apps the secret expires (by default) after 1 year. This ...
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How to use SPEncryptedString?

I have an application page and am trying to save settings for it using an SPPersistedObject. One of the fields I am saving needs to be encrypted and I tried to use SPEncryptedString but I can't get ...
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Password management web parts? [closed]

Does anyone of you know some webpart providers. I am desperately looking for a SharePoint webpart which can do following. change password lost password recovery (e-mail) change password reminder (e-...
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How to Password Protect a Document in SharePoint?

HR started uploading lots of personel pdf documents to their tight controlled SharePoint document center. HR have access and off course we in IT (shapepoint team) has access to personal pdf file (that ...
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Impact of changing System Account Password

What could be the impact of changing System Account's password and if this same account is used for running every SharePoint Services (CA, search, performancepoint, excel services, etc.) and ...
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Update AD password for username in SharePoint 2010

we are using SharePoint 2010. Need reference articles for foll. requirement: There is a webpart with 3 textbox's for username, original password and new password. We need to allow user to be able to ...
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Authentication web service and special characters in password

My client application is authenticating with a SharePoint website using the Authentication web service in Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0. The client is not written in C# and I craft the SOAP request "...
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Is it recommended to configure automatic password change to SharePoint Farm account?

We have automatic password change feature in SharePoint 2013. We have different managed accounts. Farm Account, application pool accounts and service accounts are created as managed accounts. Are ...
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Recover Secure Store Pass Phrase

When you create a new "Secure Store Service App" you will also create "Generate New Key" and it requires you to input Pass Phrase. We totally forgot the password and now in trouble because I need to ...
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Changing password through CA for any managed account

Does changing password through Central Administration for any managed account (like my farm admin account) also sync and update the password in AD? If we change password for a managed account in AD ...
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Password changing feature in SharePoint 2013

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

I hope this is the right place to post my question. I am looking for a way to centrally store and manage passwords for different applications and users within our company. These are not windows-...
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How to force change password on first login for FBA user?

I have one solution in SharePoint 2013 in which FBA is enable to login user in the system. I want the FBA user to change the password whenever he/she logs into the system the first time. I have ...
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2010 crawl - “Item was not crawled because of a password change”

Our Sharepoint servers were shut down safely as part of a backup, and when brought back online we noticed multiple errors in the crawl log, and no successes. The error was "The account password was ...
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How do I allow users to change their password (ASP.NET membership)

I've an ASP.Net membership database (extranet) site set up, but users have no way to change their passwords.How can this be accomplished?
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What activities needs to be done after AD password changed for SharePoint System account?

Our company system team is going to change the Active Directory password for the SharePoint system account. I need to know all activities I need to do post password change.
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Change Password [Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))]

I am using ITaCS Change Password 2.5 webpart on wss3.0 for a while now and all of a sudden everytime a user trys to change their password they get the error. You must not change your password. [...
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Set password expiry for external SharePoint website

I have an external SharePoint website where I need to set the password expiry policy. After a certain period of time, e.g. 30 days, the user passwords expire and they are required to change it. So ...
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Unable to change SharePoint account password in SharePoint 2010

I was trying to start Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Sandboxed Code Service But it threw The password for the account domainName\empID, as currently stored in SharePoint, is not the same as the ...
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Storing of passwords

I’m looking at a way to store client passwords etc on a sharepoint site. Does anybody know how I would go about having the passwords stored in the DB with MD5, but unencrypted to the users viewing ...
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Running script as a farm administrator

I'm trying to run a script that will generate all of the system account passwords. I have run it the past, but now when I try to run it I get an error that says You need to have Farm administrator ...
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Admin Password,change farm password

How can I change the admin password for SharePoint farm and site, without affecting the whole site or having SharePoint go down?
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SuperReader and SuperUser accounts as managed accounts with password change schedule?

I was wondering if it comes to any complications when I set the SuperReader and SuperUser account as a managed account with a password change schedule? I found this thread: How does SharePoint 2010 ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2013 password is incorrect

I have a Windows VM with SharePoint Designer 2013 on it. Regardless of what I do when I either select Edit List from within my companies SharePoint site or try to open from the File menu inside ...
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Set password policy for specific user in O365?

In Office 365, I have a workflow that runs in the context of another user - a service user. The service users password gets expired after 120 days and then has to be edited, like it does for all other ...
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Force Users to change their password on first logon

I'm using SharePoint 2013 Server, and I added a solution (changepasswordfromsharepoint2013 from codeplex) that permit users to modify their AD password from SharePoint. This is working well. Now I'm ...
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Add “Forgot Password” link in Windows Auth. Page

Like on the FBA Login Page, can we add" Forgot Password" link in Windows Auth. Page? How can this be done?
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Store Certificate and Certificate password in Secure Store Target Application

Anywhere where I can find documentation for SharePoint 2013 for storing and retrieving Certificate and Certificate password in Secure Store Target Application?
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Get password of FBA user programatically

I have email id of FBA user and based on that I need username and password of that email id programatically. I guess I will get username but is it possible to get password of FBA user? Thanks.
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Which Steps to perform after changing Service Account password from Active Directory?

I have one requirement where I have to reset password of Service Accounts and SQL Administrator account of SharePoint from Active Directory. Now after changing these password what should be my next ...
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Prompting for password when opening a Word/Excel etc document from library

When accessing SharePoint inside the network where the server is hosted, SharePoint works fine. However, when the site is accessed outside of the network users are prompted for usernames and ...
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Password about to expire. Can't login to site

Recently we are experiencing some issue regarding to login to SharePoint site. the problem seems to be related to “password ABOUT to expire”, because they can login to a computer without a problem. ...
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Is it possible to customize the security questions for a password reset?

I'd like to change the security questions for users who need to reset their passwords. Is this possible? I'm using SharePoint 2010.
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How Can I Create Password Field In SharePoint 2010

I had a problem with SharePoint data Types. when I create a single line text column, type of this column is text and when I want to use this column as password field, There is no option change type ...
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Get User Password property

How to get User Password property to make Log in the applikation in javascript in SharePoint hosted app. I tried to write user.password but i coudent find it. Please help.
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Encrypted Word File gives Error while opening in Office 365 site

I have created a Word file with a password and uploaded to my Office 365 SharePoint site. When I try to open the uploaded Word file in Word Online it gives an Error message. The file is opening after ...
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Issue with SharePoint 2013 Farm password change

I am facing issue in Farm password change in SharePoint 2013 I was trying From central administration --> security settings --> manage accounts --> change passwords error message is Unable to ...
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How the user is authenticated in SharePoint using Active Directory?

I am having a requirement when admin sets an account to "Force Password change at next login", the user will be redirected to password reset page. But I don't know what happens at the back after user ...
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does user profile service application or synchronisation pull in AD details like password and expiry?

We use user profile service application for one way AD sync . we can pull in data like the name email phones etc. I would like to know if there was any way in which we could retrieve the password ...
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Account logon errors in security log after password change

We recently changed the password of Farm admin account on our WFE servers. After that , there are multiple audit failure occurrence relating to this account daily. The audit failure means that an ...
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Change Password SharePoint 2013

Can I change the SharePoint user password? By central administration or by code? I'm using SharePoint 2013 on Windows Server 2008 R2 standard.
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Sharepoint Password Compromised

My sharepoint farm user password has been compromised and exposed. I need to change it! is there a simple way to do this? I'm thinking in change the farm user password and then run after whatever ...
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HTTPS Login page not showing browser prompt to remember password

I have a SharePoint 2010 website using a custom FBA login page: https://www.questionmark.com/members/login.aspx The page works fine, meaning that our users can login. The problem is that the browsers ...
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Where do I set the password for WSS SQL account

Recently I did a password reset for the sharepoint administration accounts. When trying to access the shared services administration page I get the error: "Cannot connect to the configuration database....
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Bypass password in sharepoint for external service

I have a external webservice that uses service account to login into sharepoint to access sharepoint apis. The problem we had is that the password would expire every 3 month. We want to seek out a ...
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SharePoint Web-services disabling automatically causing site down

SharePoint search host controller and SharePoint Server Search 15 disabling every time I enable it. Reason I found that recently I have changed service account password which is used for those two ...
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changing service accounts password - powershell way

I have about 10 service accounts for SharePoint 2013. Is there a good PowerShell script that I can use to change the password for all of these accounts? I have seen this http://www.mstechbits.com/...
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SharePoint 2007 passwords stop working

My work uses an old SharePoint 2007 site. Periodically, it will start rejecting some users' passwords, but not all. Currently, our SharePoint is linked to our Active Directory. So, it's my ...
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How to remove password requirement for every folder and file I open

Every time I access a folder and file within SharePoint the system asks for my password. How can I modify SharePoint as a user to recognize the libraries/folders I have permissions for without having ...