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Active Directory User Permanent Password

Retrieves a user based on Distinguished Name, Full Name, User Logon, or Email Address and sets the password so it never expires. This handler will fail if the user is not found, or if more than one result is found.

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Detailed Description

This handler will use the server information and user credentials configured in the task info values to authenticate and connect to the specified Active Directory server (using LDAP) and search for the user based on the search parameters provided.  If User Logon is the 'search by' parameter, the handler looks for a '@' symbol in the User Logon to determine how to search for the User Logon name.  A '@' symbol indicates a search for the LDAP attribute ​userPrincipalName (up to 100 characters) while the absence of the '@' symbol will result in a search for the LDAP attribute sAMAccountName(pre-Windows 2000). Finally, the flag is set so the password never expires.
 
* If 'Distinguished Name' is selected, the 'distinguishedName' attribute will be used directly to retrieve the User entry.
* If 'Full Name' is selected, the 'cn' attribute will be used to retrieve the User entry.
* If 'User Name' is selected, the 'userprincipalname' value will be used if the "Search Value" parameter includes an '@' sign (IE john.doe@domain.com) and the 'samaccountname' will be used if it does not (IE john.doe).
* If 'Email Address' is selected, the 'mail' attribute will be used to retrieve the User entry.
 
This handler will fail if the user is not found, or if more than one result is found.

Parameters

Name Description
Search By 'Distinguished Name', 'Full Name', 'User Logon', or 'Email Address'
Search Value
    The value of the Distinguished Name, Full Name, User Logon, or Email
    Address to search for

Sample Configuration

Parameter Example Configuration
Search By:: User Logon
Search Value:: <%=@answers['ReqFor Login ID']%>

Results

This handler returns no results.

Change Log

Version Date Description
V1 2011-02-04 Initial Version
V2  2014-08-05 Changed the password info value to be encrypted.