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Self service active directory password reset

Posted on 2009-07-13
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We have a large group of users that we provide webmail accounts for.  Each user has an active directory account and I need to provide them with a method for changing their passwords in case they forget them.  We have personally identifiable information for each user that we will use to verify their identity when performing a password reset.  I'm looking for some kind of tool that can be run from an ASP script that would be able to reset user passwords.

I'm a network guy, and only a marginally proficient coder, so a component with easy to use methods would be ideal.  I want to write the complete front end for this app myself, all I need this component to do is give me the ability to reset A/D account passwords.  I assume the IUSR_SERVERNAME account would need to be given permissions to A/D to perform the password resets.  Is there a more secure way of doing this (I.E. specifying credentials in the script itself)?
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Hmmm just throwing it out there....I know you said you wanted to code this yourself.....but there are some existing cool products...
http://www.block.net.au/blogs/james/archive/2008/05/12/web-based-gal-management-yes-please.aspx
 
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I ended up finding AspUser, which is exactly what I was looking for.
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