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Downloads:

886

Downloads of v 2.4.3061.39299:

886

Last Update:

01 Aug 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • David Wiseman

Tags:

wisesoft password control users active directory util utility helpdesk admin

Password Control (Install)

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2.4.3061.39299 | Updated: 01 Aug 2017

Downloads:

886

Downloads of v 2.4.3061.39299:

886

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • David Wiseman

Password Control (Install) 2.4.3061.39299

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Password Control (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To upgrade Password Control (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To uninstall Password Control (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

Deployment Method:

NOTE

This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade password-control -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade password-control -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install password-control
  win_chocolatey:
    name: password-control
    version: '2.4.3061.39299'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'password-control' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.4.3061.39299'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller password-control
{
    Name     = "password-control"
    Version  = "2.4.3061.39299"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'password-control':
  ensure   => '2.4.3061.39299',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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Description

Screenshot of Password Control

Overview

Password Control is a tool designed to allow helpdesk staff and other IT support personnel to reset user passwords. It has a simple and intuitive interface that many users find more productive than a custom MMC console. Password Control is designed to work with Active Directory based domains. It also features other functions such as the ability to enable and disable user accounts (you can edit a config file to remove these features if required).

The "G" button shown in the screenshot above (next to the password box) is used to generate random passwords. By default the generated password will contain a random combination of upper case and lower case characters and digits. Symbols can also be included and you can alter the length of the password generated above that of your minimum password length setting. You can also choose to use a "pass phrase" or a custom password mask. A pass phrase is simply a combination of two words seperated by a space. A mask gives you the ability to set the exact format of the password. e.g. 5 lowercase characters followed by 2 digits, A random word followed by 3 digits, a specific password etc.

Please read this document to help you get started.

Features

  • Enable/Disable Accounts.
  • Password Reset with automatic account unlock.
  • Password Generation. A random password can be generated of a specified length with the option of uppercase, lowercase, digits and symbols. A pass phrase can also be used or you can specify a custom mask for generating passwords.
  • Unlock user accounts.
  • Change various account options. e.g. "Password Never Expires", "User must change password at next logon" etc
  • Connect As Feature - Quick and easy method of running Password Control as a user with enhanced privileges.
  • Multi-Domain support. The domain can easily be changed using the menu and the domain list is built automatically from the trusted domains in your enterprise. You can also add additional domains by hand or configure Password Control so that is connects to a specific domain controller. By default, Password Control will connect to any available domain controller in the current domain, but this behavior can easily be changed.
  • Searching capabilities - Easy to search for user accounts when the account name is not known. A sinple search feature is included to search for users based on a combination of firstname and surname. An advanced search feature is also included that reuses the existing Microsoft object search dialog with which you are probably already familiar.
  • Ability to customize which properties are displayed for user accounts. Display virtually any attribute.
  • Domain Policy - A quick method to determine which password policy settings are defined for your domain.
  • Extensible design - additional features can be added with scripts.
  • Picture Gallery feature for users storing photos in Active Directory.
  • Bulk Password Control for changing Passwords for many user accounts. Note: this feature will be part of a separate application called Bulk AD Users in the next release.
  • Bulk Modify for changing attributes of many user accounts. Note: this feature will be part of a separate application called Bulk AD Users in the next release.

PACKAGE NOTES


tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName    = 'password-control' 
$toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url            = 'http://www.wisesoft.co.uk/download/passwordcontrolv2.4.exe'
$checksum       = 'C68339FA54C646D23ABF11F8648874F2948A1A5C6E486257CBDE725834284FF9'
$silentArgs     = '/quiet /qn /norestart'
$validExitCodes = @(0)
$fileLocation   = "$toolsDir\Setup.msi"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'ZIP' 
  url           = $url
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
}

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs 

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  fileType      = 'MSI'
  file          = $fileLocation
  silentArgs    = $silentArgs
  validExitCodes= $validExitCodes
  softwareName  = 'Password Control'   
}

Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs

Remove-Item "$env:ChocolateyInstall\lib\$packageName\tools\Setup.msi" | out-null
Remove-Item "$env:ChocolateyInstall\lib\$packageName\tools\Setup.exe" | out-null

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