[OpenAM] forgot password reset via distauth module

Darin Perusich Darin.Perusich at ctg.com
Wed Apr 11 19:43:42 BST 2012

Hi Bernhard,

I've setup an http reverse proxy to access the password reset 
application and it's working as expected. I agree that authentication 
and password reset have nothing to do with each other, including it in 
distauth seems reasonable since it is an openam proxy.


On 04/11/2012 02:23 PM, Bernhard Thalmayr wrote:
> Actually DisthAuth is an OpenAM-authentiation-level proxy/gateway.
> Password Reset application in turn has nothing to do with
> 'authentication' as such. So IMHO it will and should never be part of
> DistAuth.
> You may use a http reverse-proxy to access the Password Reset application.
> -Bernhard
> Am 4/11/12 8:08 PM, schrieb Darin Perusich:
>> Hello,
>> I'd like to be able to provide password reset or "forgot password"
>> functionality via the distauth modules but it's currently only bundled
>> with the console. There's currently an issue opened for this,
>> OPENAM-122, but given the comment from last July the functionality will
>> be provided by OpenIDM. For those of us who aren't using openidm can
>> anyone provide any guidance on how to integrated this functionality into
>> the distauth module?
>> A few background links regarding this.
>> https://bugster.forgerock.org/jira/browse/OPENAM-122
>> http://markmail.org/thread/3x6f3x7acgsvh3js
>> Thanks!

Darin Perusich
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