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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-45814

guest access and password expiry

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    • Testing Instructions:
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      [The testing instructions here rely on the guest user having timecreated of 0, it would be worth testing this before applying the patch to ensure you *do* get prompted to change password as guess to ensure you are testing the fix]

      1. In Plugins > Authentication > Manual accounts
      2. Enable password expiry
      3. Set the expiry to 30 days
      4. In Site administration > Plugins > Authentication > Manage authentication
      5. Enable guest access button
      6. In a new window, try to login as guest using the button
      7. VERIFY: you don't get prompted to change your password when logging in
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      [The testing instructions here rely on the guest user having timecreated of 0, it would be worth testing this before applying the patch to ensure you *do* get prompted to change password as guess to ensure you are testing the fix] In Plugins > Authentication > Manual accounts Enable password expiry Set the expiry to 30 days In Site administration > Plugins > Authentication > Manage authentication Enable guest access button In a new window, try to login as guest using the button VERIFY: you don't get prompted to change your password when logging in
    • Difficulty:
      Easy
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_27_STABLE, MOODLE_28_STABLE, MOODLE_29_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_28_STABLE, MOODLE_29_STABLE
    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-45814-master

      Description

      Activate guest access to moodle. Configure the new function "password expiry" in site-administration > plugins > authentication > manual accounts.

      If the period for password expiration is achieved for the guest account (day of installation to password expiration time) the guest will ask to change his password.

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              Assignee:
              poltawski Dan Poltawski
              Reporter:
              hartwigg Gerald Hartwig
              Peer reviewer:
              Jun Pataleta
              Integrator:
              Andrew Nicols
              Tester:
              Andrew Nicols
              Participants:
              Component watchers:
              Adrian Greeve, Jake Dallimore, Mathew May, Mihail Geshoski, Peter Dias
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                Fix Release Date:
                11/May/15