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Reset password

Reset password API

This API helps you raise a workflow request for password resets of users from your application.

Request URL (JSON) Format: http:// <hostname> : <port> /RestAPI/CreateWorkFlowRequest

Request Parameters

Parameters Mandatory Description
AuthToken Yes Authentication token obtained using the Generate AuthToken API.
domainName Yes Domain in which this operation has to be performed.
inputData Details about the workflow request to be raised. It must also contain the user accounts whose passwords have to be reset through the workflow request.
Yes Specify the title of the request under Subject.
Yes Specify the action as RESET_PASSWORD under RequestAction.
Yes Specify the user accounts whose passwords have to be reset.
Optional Specify the priority of the task.
Optional Provide a suitable Description.
Yes Enter the PasswordType as generatePassword for generating a random password, and ownPassword for specifying the password.
The random password is generated according to the configured password policy.
Optional* Enter the Password, and the true or false values of properties like UserMustChangePwd, CantChangePwd, and PwdNeverExpires.
PRODUCT_NAME Yes Product name/module name from which the request is being sent; will be needed for auditing.

*The Password attribute is optional only if the PasswordType attribute value is generatePassword.

Response Parameters:

Parameters Description
Subject Subject of the request
requestId RequestId of the request raised. This is not displayed in the response, if the operation has failed.
status Status of the operation, where 1 stands for Success and 0 stands for Failure.
statusMessage The response message to be displayed in case of success or failure.

Sample Request:

http://admanager:8080/RestAPI/CreateWorkFlowRequest?AuthToken=244f8f17-041d-4c85-9924-02f7351a6fbb&domainName=admp.local&PRODUCT_NAME=RESTAPI&inputData=[{"RequestAction":"RESET_PASSWORD", "Subject":"Reset password", "Description":"desc", "priority":"2",
:"true","PwdNeverExpires":"false", "CantChangePwd":"false", "accounts":[{"sAMAccountName":"john"}]}]

Sample Response:

[{"Subject":"Reset password","requestId":4801,"statusMessage":"Successfully created the request.","status":"1"}]

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