Temporary Passwords

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In cases where teachers are unable to check their email easily to retrieve their passwords for example in a training session, there is the administrator option of creating a temporary password for staff.


Temporary passwords are shown in login cards and in Excel exports. They are not starred out.
Temporary passwords are only valid for 3 days.
As soon as the user logs in with their temporary password they will have to set a new password and the temporary password will be removed.
The temporary password will not overwrite any existing passwords. So creating a temporary password will not prevent them logging in with their original password if they suddenly remember it or if the temporary password is created for an unintended user.


Temporary passwords can be created either in bulk:



Or for an individual member of staff from the edit user screen: