×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Force Update Some Users' Passwords in AVAYA Aura

Force Update Some Users' Passwords in AVAYA Aura

Force Update Some Users' Passwords in AVAYA Aura

(OP)
Hi all,

We have a system of ~3,000 staff users, and ~3,000 "room" phone, all which have been configured with the same password on creation in the AVAYA Aura VoIP phone system. In order to make our network more secure we would like to go towards a password per user policy (doesn't necessarily have to be unique) but not to touch the "room" phones at this point in time.

We have been advised that using the REST API to batch-change users' passwords still requires users input to activate their password before it gets updated, and unfortunately, a large majority of our user base is likely to ignore emails regarding phone system passwords (which would cause the password not to get updated from our understanding.)
We also have been advised that there is a password aging policy that we could turn on but it would apply to all accounts on the system, and there would be no way to exclude the "room" phones from this.



Our current solution to solve this problem is to
1) Manually export all users from SMGR, update the passwords to a random user password and re-upload of all users and passwords through SMGR (this would force the password change, but users would not have their new password available to them).

2) We would then call the REST API batch password change using a set of random passwords which would notify users of the new password, and they could activate their password and re-sign into their desk phone if they have one.


Is there a better way to go about forcing password changes for a sub-sect of users?

RE: Force Update Some Users' Passwords in AVAYA Aura

This is the networking forum for network switches not phone switches

you want this one
https://www.tek-tips.com/threadminder.cfm?pid=690

Joe
FHandw, ACSS, ACIS

If you give more information you will get better answers. If you only give bits and pieces then you will get the same back and maybe not fitting your problem.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close