Password Policy Status in User Application Portal

  • 7008445
  • 25-Apr-2011
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment


Novell Identity Manager - Password Synchronization
Novell Identity Manager Roles Based Provisioning Module 3.6.1
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux Support Pack 2

Situation

Password Policy Status in User Application Portal shows "Security Challenge response Status: Not Applicable"

Password Policy Status in User Application Portal shows "Hint valid: Not Applicable"

Resolution

 Create a Password Policy in iManager with the following changes.

 1. Login to iManager by going to "https://IPAddress_of_server/nps/iManager.html".
 2. Select the "Roles and Tasks" icon from the top of iManager.
 3. Expand "Passwords" |  Select "Password Policies" | Create a new Password policy | create a policy based on default settings and save it.
 4. Open the Password Policy | Select "Show hint on page" in forgotten password field.
 5. Select "Verify whether existing passwords comply with the password policy(verification occurs on login) in Universal Password field"
 6. Check the option "Force user to configure Challenge Questions and / or Hint upon authentication" under forgotten password tab.
 7. Assign a user to the Password Policy created.
 8. Launch User Application portal by going to "http://<Server-IPAddress>:8080/IDMProv"
 9. Login with user credentials [FQDN] and set IDM Challenge questions and also a password hint.
10.Check Password Policy Status in User Application Portal under Password Management shows
      Password current with policy requirement as Valid
      Security Challenge response Status as Valid
      Hint valid as Valid.

Additional Information

In case if we do not want to use hint for users, we can disable the option in User Application portal
  • Launch User Application portal http://<Server-IPAddress>:8080/IDMProv/
  • Login as User Application admin
  • Click on Administration tab and go to Forgotten Password option
  • Display Hint in Password Reset. Select False to avoid displaying the user’s password hint on the Password Reset screen.
This has been documented in Table 5-9 Forgot Password Configuration Settings page in Administration Guide: Identity Manager Roles Based Provisioning Module 3.6.1 User Application
https://www.novell.com/documentation/idmrbpm361/agpro/?page=/documentation/idmrbpm361/agpro/data/bookinfo.html
  
  
   

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