Adobe Experience Manager: How to reset a local user password


Administrator users can reset a local user password if the password is lost or forgotten.
This article describes how to reset the password for the local user.

AEM 6.5


The procedure for resetting a password for a local user is as follows.

  1. Log in to AEM as admin user or a local user belonging to administrators/user-administrators groups.
  2. Select menu under Tools > Security > Users
  3. Select the target user
  4. Select Properties from the Actions Toolbar
  5. Select the Change Password button
  6. Fill in the followings in the dialog and select the Save button
    • New password : Enter new password
    • Retype Password : Enter the same password
    • Your Password : Enter your user password
  7. Select Save & Close in the header section

This article does not cover procedures for external authentication by LDAP or SAML.

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