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EP: Portal – Allowing Users To Change Their Own Password

The Enterprise Portal as we know serves as a central conduit channel through which we can access essential information, business applications and all associated business data. Within an organizational environment a Portal environment is built upon the NW platform which in turn is utilized by large end-users bases meaning system flow can on occasion be heavy & process-complex.

In the modern world of computing, IT Security is perhaps one of the important aspects of assured business practices and conformance to business practices. Without necessary security measures and protection mechanisms as we know the consequences can be consequential in all walks of life and the Enterprise Portal is no different.

In my experience with the Enterprise Portal I’ve dealt with many different scenarios in which customers have been performed security scans and updates in a bid to identify vulnerabilities and make correction measures were necessary.

Users & Their Passwords

To access the Enterprise Portal Logon Screen you utilize a support Web Browser Platform. Here as per your organizations business requirements you will almost certainly be using a proposed and recommended Web Browser which has been deemed as standard by your Portal Administrator through a list of supported browsers.

The process of logging onto the Portal ordinarily involves a standard credential input mechanism for authorized users via a password and username declaration. Upon following the URL link through internal shortcuts or browser setups you will be presented with the Enterprise Portal Logon Screen.

Can Users Change Their Own Passwords?

At present do your end-users have “Personalization” enabled and configured?

If personalization is setup and maintained accordingly end-users should be able to see an option labelled “User * and this will allow you to change your logon password * to enhance portal security.

  • Personalizing Your Portal:

Additional guidance information can be found within the following help documentation:

  • Configuring the Security Policy for User Profiles and Passwords

Password Tips (If Applicable)

  • Dictionary Words Combination
  • Lowercase & Uppercase
  • Numbers & Symbols
  • If you have further queries upon this the recommendation is to contact your System Administrator


You can find a full walk-through and comprehensive guidance on achieving this functionality (allowing users to change/reset their

  • Password  Management

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