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Chapter 5. Login Page Settings
There are several nice built-in login page features you can enable if you need the functionality.
5.1. Forgot Password
If you enable it, users are able to reset their credentials if they forget their password or lose their OTP generator. Go to the
Realm Settings left menu item, and click on the
Login tab. Switch on the
Forgot Password switch.
forgot password link will now show up on your login pages.
Forgot Password Link
Clicking on this link will bring the user to a page where they can enter in their username or email and receive an email with a link to reset their credentials.
Forgot Password Page
The text sent in the email is completely configurable. You just need to extend or edit the theme associated with it. See the Server Developer Guide for more information.
When the user clicks on the email link, they will be asked to update their password, and, if they have an OTP generator set up, they will also be asked to reconfigure this as well. Depending on the security requirements of your organization you may not want users to be able to reset their OTP generator through email. You can change this behavior by going to the
Authentication left menu item, clicking on the
Flows tab, and selecting the
Reset Credentials flow:
Reset Credentials Flow
If you do not want OTP reset, then just chose the
disabled radio button to the right of
Be sure to leave Update Password enabled on the Required Actions tab. Otherwise, Forgot Password does not work.
5.2. Remember Me
If a logged in user closes their browser, their session is destroyed and they will have to log in again. You can set things up so that if a user checks a remember me checkbox, they will remain logged in even if the browser is closed. This basically turns the login cookie from a session-only cookie to a persistence cookie.
To enable this feature go to
Realm Settings left menu item and click on the
Login tab and turn on the
Remember Me switch:
Once you save this setting, a
remember me checkbox will be displayed on the realm’s login page.