Change User's Password

PUT /node/api/users/:id/password

Changes a user's password.
Permissions: manage-users. If you want to change your own password, no permissions required.

Request parameters

Path parameters

Parameter
Type
Description
id
String
required
The ID of a user whose password should be changed.

Body parameters

Parameter
Type
Description
currentPassword
String
required
User's current password.
newPassword
String
required
User's new password.

Response description

The response body is empty.

Request examples

Bash
JavaScript
NodeJS
Python
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login=<...>
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password=<...>
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saymon_hostname=<...>
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user_id=<...>
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url=https://$saymon_hostname/node/api/users/$user_id/password
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curl -X PUT $url -u $login:$password \
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-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
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-d @- <<EOF
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{
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"currentPassword": "qwerty",
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"newPassword": "qwerty_qwerty"
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}
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EOF
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let login = <...>
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let password = <...>
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let saymonHostname = <...>
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let userId = <...>
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let path = "/node/api/users/" + userId + "/password";
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let auth = "Basic " + btoa(login + ":" + password);
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let headers = new Headers();
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headers.append("Content-Type", "application/json");
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headers.append("Authorization", auth);
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let data = JSON.stringify({
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"currentPassword": "qwerty",
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"newPassword": "qwerty_qwerty"
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});
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let requestOptions = {
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method: "PUT",
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headers: headers,
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body: data
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};
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fetch(saymonHostname + path, requestOptions)
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.then(response => response.text())
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.then(result => console.log(result))
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.catch(error => console.log("error", error));
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const http = require("http");
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let login = <...>
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let password = <...>
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let saymonHostname = <...>
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let userId = <...>
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let path = "/node/api/users/" + userId + "/password";
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let auth = "Basic " + Buffer.from(login + ":" + password).toString("base64");
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let options = {
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"method": "PUT",
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"hostname": saymonHostname,
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"headers": {
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"Authorization": auth,
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"Content-Type": "application/json"
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},
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"path": path
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};
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let req = http.request(options, function (res) {
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let chunks = [];
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res.on("data", function (chunk) {
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chunks.push(chunk);
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});
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res.on("end", function (chunk) {
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let body = Buffer.concat(chunks);
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console.log(body.toString());
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});
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res.on("error", function (error) {
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console.error(error);
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});
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});
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let data = JSON.stringify({
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currentPassword: "qwerty",
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newPassword: "qwerty_qwerty"
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});
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req.write(data);
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req.end();
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import requests
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login = <...>
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password = <...>
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saymon_hostname = <...>
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user_id = <...>
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url = "https://" + saymon_hostname + "/node/api/users/" + \
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user_id + "/password"
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body = {
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"currentPassword": "qwerty",
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"newPassword": "qwerty_qwerty"
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}
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response = requests.request("PUT", url, auth=(login, password))
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print(response.text)
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