Friday, 16 December 2016

How to configure Automatic password change in SharePoint 2016

I am writing this article about How to configure Automatic password change in SharePoint 2016 or 2013, here I will be showing you step by step procedure to configure the Automatic password change setting using central Administrator.
Before starting, make sure that only farm administrator can work on this who have proper rights to do the same.
So below are the steps to configure the same:
  • Go to SharePoint Central Administration

  • Here Select Security > General Security > Configure password change settings from left side of the screen. Refer below screen shot for more details and live example

  • Once clicked on Configure password change setting option we will getting new wizard for the same.
  • We will get first option In the Password Management Settings page, called Notification E-Mail Address section. Here type e-mail of the person you want to be notified whenever there is any password change/expiration

  • Now move to the next option, we will get Account Monitoring Process Settings section and enter some numeric value signifying the number of days previous to password expiration that the e-mail configured in earlier step will receive a notification e-mail.

  • On the next option go to Automatic Password Change Settings section. Enter the numeric value matching to the number of seconds that the process of Automatic Password Change will cease prior to initiating the change

  • Now Click OK to finish.
  • So, this was the complete process of how to configure SharePoint for automatic password change, for more tips and advice on SharePoint, bookmark our blog and subscribe to our blog posts.

Below is the screen shot for the same:


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