[SOLVED] Force change of password ?

1 month 1 day ago - 1 month 1 day ago #324391 by rbuelund
[SOLVED] Force change of password ? was created by rbuelund
Is there any way of forecing a regular password change for users - eg vevery 6 month. This is often a must have in regards of GDPR - so if this is not possible with for example an auto-action, then this is a suggestion for a new security plugin for Community Builder. It some cases it would also be necessay to store the previous passwords to not let the user use them once again.

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1 month 1 day ago #324398 by krileon
Replied by krileon on topic Force change of password ?
There are no GDPR requirements to frequently reset passwords.

At any rate you can use Joomlas built in password reset feature which will ask for a new password on next login. You can toggle it on per-user by editing them in CB > User Management or use the batch tool in Users > Manage (we don't currently have a batch tool for this in CB > User Management). I'm not aware of a way to automate this on a schedule unless you tried doing it with CB Auto Actions, but there's likely a Joomla extension already available for that.


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1 month 1 day ago #324405 by rbuelund
Replied by rbuelund on topic Force change of password ?
Well GDPR does not say it directly, but as a consequence of GDPR, the health system in Denmark dictates that systems mus force users to change password every given periode :-)
I found a plugin for Joomla that also supports CB.
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