Reference Material | Registry Settings

Below you will find a list of the registry settings used by the components of Specops Password Reset. The settings can be changed using the Registry Editor.

Registry keyDescription
HKLM\Software\Specopssoft\Specops Password
Reset\Server\

Databasefilepath
Changes the location of the Specops Password Reset Reporting database.

Default value: blank
HKLM\Software\Specopssoft\Specops Password
Reset\Server\

HelpdeskMaximumNumberOfUsersDisplayed
Controls the maximum number of user records to display in the Helpdesk tool. This setting is useful in large environments.

Default value: 500
HKLM\Software\Specopssoft\Specops Password
Reset\Server\

IgnoreParenthesisContentInPhoneNumbers
This setting forces the Specops Password Reset server to ignore any digits entered between parenthesis characters in the mobile number.

Default value: 0
HKLM\Software\Specopssoft\Specops Password
Reset\Server\

LogFilePath
Changes the location of the Specops Password Reset Server debug log file.

Default value: C:\PasswordResetServer.log
HKLM\Software\Specopssoft\Specops Password
Reset\Server\

PollingTime
Controls the time of day the daily user count and enrollment reminder process starts.

Default value: 00:00
HKLM\Software\Specopssoft\Specops Password
Reset\Server\

SearchPageSize
Controls the page size of searchers for users in the Helpdesk tool.

Default value: 1000
HKLM\Software\Specopssoft\Specops Password
Reset\Server\

SendVerificationCodeEmailUsing7bitencoding
Specifies that 7-bit encoding should be used in the emails sent to the SMS provider. Useful when a provider does not support modern encoding formats.

Default value = 0
HKLM\Software\Specopssoft\Specops Password
Reset\Server\

UseComplexMobileVerificationCode
Specifies that the mobile verification code should be generated in a complex format. This setting can be disabled by changing the value to “0”. Turning off the complexity causes a four digit pin code to be used as the mobile verification code.

Default value = 1
HKLM\Software\Specopssoft\Specops Password
Reset\Server\

DefaultLanguage
Changes the default language of the server. Changing this setting also overrides any user language preference. The value should match the name of the language file on the web server.

Default value = blank.
HKLM\Software\Specopssoft\Specops Password
Reset\Server\

UseOnlyDefaultLanguage
Enables the default language as the only language used in Specops Password Reset.
Enabling this setting removes the language selection dropdown list from the Specops Password Reset web pages. You must configure a default language for this setting to work.

Default value = 0
HKLM\Software\Specopssoft\Specops
Password Reset\Server\

UseDelegatedHelpdeskSecurity
Enables the delegated security model in the helpdesk. If the value is set to “1” the delegated security model will be enabled. If set to “0” the trusted subsystem security model will be used.

Default value: 0
HKLM\Software\Specopssoft\SpecopsPassword Reset\Server\Domains\preferred domain name\HelpdeskEnableChallengeQuestionEnables the helpdesk identity verification feature for challenge questions. This setting is enabled if the value is set to "1".

Default value: 0
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