Force Administrative Password Reset

The Force Administrative Passwords Reset feature allows any user assigned the 'Administrator' or 'Manage Internal Users and Groups' role to force a password reset for all internal administrative users. Internal users created for message traffic authentication will not be affected. For more information on internal users, see Create an Internal User.
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The Force Administrative Passwords Reset feature allows any user assigned the 'Administrator' or 'Manage Internal Users and Groups' role to force a password reset for all internal administrative users. Internal users created for message traffic authentication will not be affected. For more information on internal users, see Create an Internal User.
This feature allows you to enforce a new password policy or forces administrative users to adopt changes in the existing password policy. For more information, see Manage Password Policy.
The forced password change will not impact users who log in with certificates. However, if a user certificate is revoked, a password change will be required at next login.
To force a password reset
:
  1. In the Policy Manager, do one of the following:
    • Right click Internal Identity Provider in the [
      Identity Providers
      ] tab, and select Force Administrative Passwords Reset.
    • On the Main Menu, select 
      [Tasks] > Users and Authentication > Force Administrative Passwords Reset 
      (on the browser client, from the Manage menu).
    The Force Administrative Passwords Reset dialog displays.
  2. Click [
    Yes
    ] to confirm the password reset.