Reset passwords for multiple users

In this tutorial, you will learn how to reset passwords for multiple user accounts at once and how to use value references, like %username% and %adm-RandomString%, to create a unique password for each user.

  1. Launch Adaxes Administration console.

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    • On the computer where Adaxes Administration console is installed, open Windows Start menu.

    • Click Adaxes Administration Console.

  2. Select the users whose passwords you want to reset and right-click the selection. In the context menu, navigate to All Tasks and click Reset Password.

    If the user accounts are spread across different organizational units or domains, you can add them to the Basket first. To add an object to the Basket, right-click it and select Add to Basket in the context menu.

  3. Select the Generate password using template option.

    To generate a unique password for each account, use value references (e.g. %username%, %department%). Value references will be replaced with the corresponding property values of each user.



    The value references contained in the template will be replaced with the local part of the username and the value of the Employee ID properties, and the generated password will look like johndoe-123321.

    To generate random passwords, you can use value reference %adm-RandomString%. For example, the following template – %adm-RandomString,12% – can be used to generate a random password which is 12 characters long.

    To insert a value reference, click the button.

    When done, click OK.