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Default setting for the "E-mail Password to User?" checkbox

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Default setting for the "E-mail Password to User?" checkbox

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Some users would like the "E-mail Password to User?" checkbox to not be checked by default to avoid accidentally sending unencrypted email

messages containing passwords.

Currently the "E-mail Password to User?" check box is hard coded to
always be true. There is an enhancement request entered to set the check
box to always be false or user selectable, but this is not currently
available.

As a work around, if you don't want these passwords to ever be sent in
the email, the email password template can be modified to exclude the new password.

With the default template value the email message looks like this:

Enclosed is your new Maximo password. cswilson2 To log in and change your password, follow this link: http://localhost:7001/maximo/ui/maximo

After making the change described below it will look like this:

Your password has been changed. Please follow this link to login: http://localhost:7001/maximo/ui/maximo

 

Please see the details below on how to change the password reset template.

1. Open the 'Communication Templates' application

2. Search for 'PWRESET' (Template for e-mailing reset password)

3. Modify the message as needed making sure that the '{0}' variable is
removed.

Example:

Default pwreset message:

Enclosed is your new Maximo password. {0} To log in and change your
password, follow this link: http://{1}/maximo/ui/maximo

Change to something like this:

Your password has been changed. Please follow this link to login:
http://{1}/maximo/ui/maximo

This will not change the default for the "E-mail Password to User?" checkbox but it will prevent an unencrypted password being sent

if the user forgets to uncheck this checkbox.

 

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