User_Customer_OpenIdConnect
SoftLayer_User_Customer_OpenIdConnect::lostPassword

Overview

This method is deprecated. Please see documentation for initiatePortalPasswordChange SoftLayer provides a way for users of it's customer portal to recover lost passwords. The lostPassword() method is the first step in this process. Given a valid username and email address, the SoftLayer API will email the address provided with a URL to visit to begin the password recovery process. The last part of this URL is a hash key that's used as an identifier throughout this process. Use this hash key in the setPasswordFromLostPasswordRequest method to reset a user's password. Password recovery hash keys are valid for 24 hours after they're generated.

Parameters

username

string

The username of the user whose password you wish to recover.
email

string

The email address of the user whose password you wish to recover. Provide the email address SoftLayer has on record for this user.

Return Values

boolean