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  • User Password Change

    I know how to create the groups and users in security. And change password directly.

    How does one provide the means for a user who does not have admin rights to change their password and applying the change in the security section. Are only those with admin rights able to change user passwords via the security section?

    I can understand the admin creates the users and groups they belong along with the initial password. But does the user need to contact the admin when they want to change their password and provide the new password?

  • #2
    Re: User Password Change

    I never implemented the following code AND I am not sure all the needed validation checks are in there, but something like this should work.

    Code:
    dim shared v_OLD_PW as c
    DIM SHARED v_New_PW as C
    dim shared v_Confirm_PW as c
    dim v_this_uname as c
    v_OLD_PW= ""
    v_Confirm_PW = ""
    v_New_PW = ""
    v_this_uname = user_name()
    
    DIM SHARED varC_result as C
    heading_string = ""
    footer_string = ""
    ok_button_label = "&OK"
    cancel_button_label = "&Cancel"
    varC_result = ui_dlg_box("Change User Password",<<%dlg%
    {region}
    User Name:| [.30v_this_uname];
    Old Password:| [%p%.30v_OLD_PW];
    New Password:| [%p%.30v_New_PW];
    Confirm New Password:| [%p%.30v_Confirm_PW];
    {endregion};
    {line=1,0};
    {region}
    <*15OK> <15CANCEL>
    {endregion};
    %dlg%,<<%code%
    
    
    If a_dlg_button ="OK"
        If v_New_PW="".OR.v_OLD_PW="".OR.v_New_PW=v_OLD_PW
        ui_msg_box("","The password for "+rtrim(v_this_uname)+" has NOT been changed.",UI_INFORMATION_SYMBOL+UI_OK)
        end
        else
        a5_change_user_password(v_this_uname,v_OLD_PW,v_New_PW)
        ui_msg_box("","The password for "+rtrim(v_this_uname)+" has been changed.",UI_INFORMATION_SYMBOL+UI_OK)
        end if    
        end
    end if
    if a_dlg_button ="CANCEL"
        end
        a_dlg_button=""
    end if
    %code%)
    END

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    • #3
      Re: User Password Change

      Raymond: Thanks I will give this a try. Looks like what I am looking for.

      Checked it out and so far it works.

      Thanks!
      Last edited by gschepp; 08-08-2008, 11:08 PM.

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