How to reset a local user password | AEM

Last update: 2023-11-21

If you have to reset a local user password in Adobe Experience Manager, this article will help you understand how an administrator can resolve this issue.

Description

Environment

Experience Manager

Issue/Symptoms

How to reset the password for the local user.

Resolution

Administrator users can reset a local user password, if the password is lost or forgotten. 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 Savebutton
    • 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 Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) or Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML).

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