- Xcode 9.0
- iOS 11 SDK
- Liferay Portal 6.2 (CE or EE), Liferay 7.0 CE, Liferay DXP
- Liferay Screens Compatibility plugin (for Liferay Portal CE or Liferay Portal EE).
- iOS 9 and above
- Visual Studio 7.2
- Mono .NET framework 184.108.40.206
The Forgot Password Screenlet sends emails to registered users with their new passwords or password reset links, depending on the server configuration. The available authentication methods are:
- Email address
- Screen name
- User id
JSON Services Used
Screenlets in Liferay Screens call JSON web services in the portal. This Screenlet calls the following services and methods.
- Default (
- Flat7 (
To use the Forgot Password Screenlet, you must allow users to request new passwords in the portal. The next sections show you how to do this.
Note that the authentication method configured in the portal can be different
from the one used by this Screenlet. For example, it’s perfectly fine to use
screenName for sign in authentication, but allow users to recover their
password using the
Password recovery depends on the authentication settings in the portal:
If both of these options are unchecked, password recovery is disabled. If both options are checked, an email containing a password reset link is sent when a user requests it. If only the first option is checked, an email containing a new password is sent when a user requests it.
For more details on authentication in Liferay Portal, please refer to the Configuring Portal Settings section of the User Guide.
An anonymous request can be made without the user being logged in. However, authentication is needed to call the API. To allow this operation, the portal administrator should create a specific user with minimal permissions.
This Screenlet doesn’t support offline mode. It requires network connectivity.
|The user name, email address, or userId (depending on the portal’s authentication method) to use for authenticating the request.|
|The password to use to authenticate the request.|
|When set, the authentication is done for a user within the specified company. If the value is |
|The authentication method that is presented to the user. This can be |
The Forgot Password Screenlet delegates some events to an object that conforms
ForgotPasswordScreenletDelegate protocol. This protocol lets you
implement the following methods:
- screenlet:onForgotPasswordSent:: Called when a password reset email is successfully sent. The Boolean parameter indicates whether the email contains the new password or a password reset link.
- screenlet:onForgotPasswordError:: Called when an error occurs in the process. The
NSErrorobject describes the error.