Set-UserPassword

Sets the Sitecore user password.

Syntax

Set-UserPassword [-Identity] <AccountIdentity> -OldPassword <String> [-NewPassword <String>]

Set-UserPassword [-Identity] <AccountIdentity> -Reset [-NewPassword <String>]

Detailed Description

The Set-UserPassword command resets or changes a user password.

The Identity parameter specifies the Sitecore user to remove. You can specify a user by its local name or fully qualified name.

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Parameters

-Identity  <AccountIdentity>

Specifies the Sitecore user by providing one of the following values.

Local Name
    Example: admin
Fully Qualified Name
    Example: sitecore\admi 
Aliases
Required? true
Position? 1
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? true (ByValue)
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

-NewPassword  <String>

Aliases
Required? false
Position? named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? true (ByPropertyName)
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

-OldPassword  <String>

Aliases
Required? true
Position? named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

-Reset  <SwitchParameter>

Aliases
Required? true
Position? named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • System.String Represents the identity of a user.

Sitecore.Security.Accounts.User Represents the instance of a user.

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • None.

Notes

Help Author: Adam Najmanowicz, Michael West

Examples

EXAMPLE 1


PS master:\> Set-UserPassword -Identity michael -NewPassword pass123 -OldPassword b

EXAMPLE 2


PS master:\> "michael","adam","mike" | Set-UserPassword -NewPassword b -Reset

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