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Users - Manage option to send a user password

This article describes how to manage the option to send a user password via email, via printing a password letter, or to not provide a password at all. This is used in the Create user use case in Smart ID Identity Manager. Read more here: Smart ID Workforce use cases

A script in Identity Manager Admin is used to manage the options.

See a list of all available options in the Smart ID use cases here: Users - Options



Step-by-step instruction for the administrator

Log in to Identity Manager Admin
  1. Log in to Identity Manager Admin as Administrator.
Manage the option to send a user password for "Create user"
  1. In Identity Manager Admin, go to Home > Scripts.
  2. Select the script UsersScriptOptions.
  3. In the section Password Management in the script, go to the UsersPasswordDelivery variable, see the example. By default it is set to print, that is, a password letter is printed


    Defines how the user password is delivered to the end user. 
    Possible options: 
     * print(default) - Prints out a password letter.
     * email - Sends the password as email.
     * nopassword - No password delivery.
    UsersPasswordDelivery = "print"
    1. If you want to send the password by email, set UsersPasswordDelivery to email.
    2. If you do not want to provide a password, set UsersPasswordDelivery to nopassword.
  4. Click Save in the upper left corner to save the updated script (or exit without saving if there are no updates).

Technical details

Default value and outcome

print (default)

The password letter is printed


The password is sent to the user in an email
nopasswordNo password is provided
The manage options for Users script
Click here to see the whole manage options script.

Additional information

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