This release addresses a number of issues that help to improve overall performance and stability.
This version includes the following key enhancements:
Support for blacklist configuration - IT administrators can add users and groups to a blacklist. Users and groups in the blacklist cannot use any of the Self-Service Password Reset features.
Support for simplified Chinese - Besides English, French, Japanese, and Spanish, simplified Chinese is now available for defining security questions.
Self-Service Password Reset contains three components:
- Self-Service Password Reset configuration console
- Self-Service Password Reset Service
- Security question enrollment in StoreFront
Self-Service Password Reset configuration console
- Service configuration. Configures the Self-Service Password Reset service, including the central store address, data proxy account, and Self-Service Password Reset account.
- Central store address: Network share location for storing Self-Service Password Reset data.
- Data Proxy Account: Communicates with the central store. The account requires read and write access to the central store.
- Self-Service Password Reset account: Used to unlock the account and reset the password.
- User configuration. Configures which user/group/OU can use the Self-Service Password Reset feature, and specifies the license server address and default service address.
- Name user configuration: Defines the target user groups of the Self-Service Password Service, which can include users/groups/OUs from Active Directory.
- License server address: You can use Self-Service Password Reset with only XenApp or XenDesktop Platinum edition. Minimum License Server version must be 11.13.1 or higher.
- Select or deselect the Unlock and Reset features.
- Default service address: Specify the URL of Self-Service Password Reset service.
- Identity verification. Configures the questionnaire used for enrollment and to unlock or reset the password.
- Add a question or group to the question store from which questionnaires are generated.
- Select a question list from the question store that will be used for enrollment.
- Export/import security questions or groups.
Self-Service Password Reset Service
The Self-Service Password Reset Service runs on a Web server and allows users to reset their Windows passwords and unlock their Windows accounts. The end users' requests are sent to this service through StoreFront.
Security question enrollment in StoreFront
Use StoreFront to allow users to enroll their answers to the security questions. When they are enrolled, they can reset domain passwords and unlock domain accounts. For more information, see Self-Service Password Reset in the StoreFront documentation.