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Creating Random Simple Passwords for Multiple Users

(Last modified: 19Jan2002)

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Creating Random Simple Passwords for Multiple Users


Novell NetWare 6.0

Novell NetWare 5.1

NFAP v 1.0

Native File Access Pack


Steps to create randomly generated simple passwords for multiple users:

1. Launch NetWare remote manager by launching Internet Explorer version 5.5 or higher and going to  http://your server' ip address: 8008.   (for example

2. In the window on the left scroll down to the Manage eDirectory section, and click on "NFAP Security."  

3. To create randomly generated passwords for all users in a container just enter the name of the container where the users reside in the NDS Context Box, leave the "user supplied password" box blank, and click Start.    A list of users and their new randomly generated simple password will be displayed.  You can also click the box to have the new simple password emailed to the user.

For more information see How to create SIMPLE PASSWORDS and Novell Native File Access Pack (NFAP) [no longer available] In addition there is a section in the online documentation on creating simple passwords at Click on Novell Native File Access in the Managing Network Communication section, then click on Assigning Simple Passwords, and finally on Using NetWare Remote Manager to Create Simple Passwords.


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  • Document ID:
  • 10067532
  • Solution ID: NOVL68809
  • Creation Date: 15Jan2002
  • Modified Date: 19Jan2002
    • NovellNetWare

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