You setup the requirements for a user password, how passwords are stored, and how passwords are delivered via Sitefinity CMS settings. To setup password requirements for the users of your website, perform the following:
You can enable users to reset their passwords in case they forgot them. Users receive an email message with a new password.
PREREQUISITES: To enable Sitefinity CMS to send e-mails, you must have configured the SMTP settings. For more information, see Configure email settings
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When working with forms-based authentication, you can configure password retrieval, so that users who forgot their passwords can receive them in an email message.
NOTE: If you are working with claims-based authentication, you cannot configure password retrieval.
PREREQUISITES: To enable Sitefinity CMS to send e-mails, you must have configured the SMTP settings. For more information, see Administration: Configure SMTP settings.
To configure password retrieval:
IMPORTANT: You must not set the enablePasswordRetrieval property to true when the enablePasswordReset is also set to true. The defaultpasswordFormat for the default membership provider is Hashed. Since hashed passwords cannot be retrieved, Sitefinity CMS has to reset the password and send a new one. If you want to retrieve the current password, you must set the passwordFormat to Encrypted or Clear.
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