[RCU] Plugin to reset password

Andreas Meyer a.meyer at nimmini.de
Tue Apr 30 08:04:26 CEST 2019


Mike Burger <mburger at bubbanfriends.org> schrieb am 29.04.19 um 16:58:12 Uhr:

> On 2019-04-29 08:51, Giles Coochey wrote:
> > On 29/04/2019 13:29, Andreas Meyer wrote:  
> >> Hello!
> >> 
> >> There is no plugin available to let a user reset her password, right?
> >> 
> >> Kind regards
> >> 
> >>    Andreas  
> > 
> > If you think about this, you'll realise that the answer is no.
> > 
> > Roundcube is simply using the supplied credentials to the IMAP server,
> > which could be on a completely different machine to the one running
> > Roundcube.  Therefore, as within the IMAP protocol, there is no API
> > for changing a user's password Roundcube could not do that by itself.
> > 
> > If you're looking for a user self-service method of changing a
> > password, then you'll need to look at the authentication method used
> > by your IMAP server and provide a relevant tool at that end, not on
> > the RoundCube front-end.  
> 
> Andreas,
> 
> As you'll see by way of the two images I've attached, I'm afraid that 
> the above response is incorrect.
> 
> If you can't find it in <path-to-roundcube>/plugins/password, you can 
> find it at:
> 
> https://github.com/roundcube/roundcubemail/tree/master/plugins/password

You're suggestion assumes that one is logged in to change the password.
I was looking for a solution to reset the password if someone forgot it and
can't login anymore.

  Andreas
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