To configure the password recovery for your Sitefinity CMS application, perform the following:
NOTE: In Sitefinity CMS versions 11.2 and older, the password recovery functionality used the legacy system SMTP settings. In Sitefinity CMS versions 12.0 and later, all system modules use the Notification service instead. To preserve a working email functionality after upgrading to Sitefinity CMS version 12.0 and later, a dedicated Notifications profile named SystemConfigSmtpSettingsMigrated is automatically created for you. The profile uses the same values as the legacy system SMTP settings and is configured by default for all modules that previously used the system SMTP settings.
NOTE: This parameter is required.
There are two parameters that can be used to help the user with a forgotten password -
enablePasswordReset and enablePasswordRetrieval.
NOTE: Set only one of these two parameters to true at the same time. You must use only one of either at any given time. Read below to learn the differences between the two parameters:
IMPORTANT: Clear password format indicates that the passwords will be kept in plain text). For more information about password formats, read Set password requirements.
RECOMMENDATION: To increase the security of your site, we strongly recommend to set passwordFormat to Encrypted.
NOTE: You might need to recycle your application pool after changing the passwordFormat value for the change to take effectIn addition, note that this setting does not change the format of the current passwords.
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