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Page last updated on November 3, 2017

The following is a list of recent changes and improvements made to iResetMe. Most changes are made as the direct result of a customer request. If you have changes you would like to see made to iResetMe, send E-mail to us by clicking here Support@Kisco.com and we'll add your change to our list of possible implementations.

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iResetMe Recent Changes Log

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iResetMe Updates:

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Release 3:

User registration exit point added.

Effective date: November 3, 2017

At the request of a customer, we have added a new exit point to iResetMe. This exit point calls a customer provided program whenever an end user successfully completes their enrollment registration process. A single parameter is passed to your program, the user profile of the user in question.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF309 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Filtering Added to Work with Users.

Effective date: August 3, 2017

This update lets someone administering iResetMe to limit the display when working with registered user profile to those that are inactive, failed, active or all users. This makes followup on users easier.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF306 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Email HTML text formatting option.

Effective date: July 21, 2017

Prior to this change, all email notifications in iResetMe were formatted using plain text. Now, once activated, email message text can be formatted using HTML and your choice of font.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF305 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


User Registration Report Selections.

Effective date: July 21, 2017

The listing function that generates a report of the registered users in iResetMe has been enhanced. Users with like status are now grouped together on the listing and a selection option has been added so that you can limit the users being listed to just certain status accounts.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF305 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Exit point program option added.

Effective date: May 17, 2017

iResetMe has been updated with an exit point program option. This will allow customers to code their own processing to be run whenever a user profile password is changed within the iResetMe process. This can be used for customized user logging of changes or for posting updates to Active Directory entries; or whatever other special requirements the customer may want.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF304 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Message disposition option for QSYSMSG added.

Effective date: April 27, 2017

Based on a customer request, we have added an option that will cause messages posted by the IBM i OS to the QSYSMSG message queue to be left on the queue following processing by iResetMe.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF301 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Release 3 Announced - support for French added.

Effective date: April 13, 2017

Support has now been added for French language speakers. This can be set globally for the entire system or on a user-by-user basis.

Release 3 of iResetMe is available as an upgrade install only. You can go to the download page for iResetMe and follow the instructions to download the new software and documentation. The download page includes instructions on how to perform the ugprade install.


Release 2:

New case sensitivity option added.

Effective date: April 11, 2017

Before this change, all challenge responses during a password reset were required to observe case sensitivity. At the request of a customer, we have added an option so that, on a global basis, response validation can be set to ignore case sensitivity. The current case sensitive setting is still set as the default.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF229 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Expired password notification added.

Effective date: November 8, 2016

A new option has been added to iResetMe that will analyze registered user profiles looking for those where the password has expired recently. When a qualifying user profile has been identified, an email notification will be sent to the end user automatically. The email includes a link to iResetMe so they can start the password change process.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF226 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Network neighborhood reset option added.

Effective date: September 16, 2016

A new option has been added to iResetMe that will let end users reset their profile for Network Neighborhood use. On the IBM i, a profile can be disabled for network neighborhood use and still be used for other signon processes. Prior to this change, iResetMe did not do network resets. With this update, network resets are now done. In addition, there is an optional monitor for network profile failures with automatic email notification to the end user, provided that they are registered with a working email address.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF224 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Optional security enhancement added.

Effective date: July 27, 2016

As shipped, iResetMe can be administered by any user profile with *SECOFR authority. With this change, an option can be activated to limit administration of the software to specific user profiles.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF223 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Two new improvements added.

Effective date: April 14, 2016

First, the notification email messages have been enhanced. The contact information stored in the IRMSET command (option #9 on the INSTALL menu) has been added as a footer to the email message text to better identify the email to the end-user.

The second improvement is that when a new user is registering their challenge question responses, the panel on the browser will now show the end-user what the minimum number of characters required in each response is. This variable is controlled from the IRMSET command (option #9 on the INSTALL menu).

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF221 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


User profile change notifications via email.

Effective date: March 15, 2016

With this change, when an end-user registers their email address during their initial enrollment, then whenever iResetMe is used to change their password or to reset their profile when it is disabled, an email will be sent to the user notifying them of the change. With this feature, a user can monitor for unauthorized changes to their user profile via iResetMe activity.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF220 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


User registration editing enhanced.

Effective date: March 8, 2016

When a user first registers and provides their answers to the challenge questions, we have now enhanced this process by not allowing the user to enter the same response to each question posed. Prior to this, iResetMe required that the user specify different questions. This is now further enhanced.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF219 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Browser session IP address added to activity log.

Effective date: February 2, 2016

Based on a customer request, we have added the IP address of the browser session to the activity log information in iResetMe. While this information was available in the Apache logs on the system, moving it to the iResetMe Activity Logs stores the information for as long as the customer wants to have it available.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF218 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Option to remove "Reset Only" choice from end user.

Effective date: October 29, 2015

Some customers have reported that the "Reset Only" option is not familiar to their end users. This has now been made a user set option so that you can remove this option from the end users view when they are performing a reset.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF215 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Selectively suppress password rules.

Effective date: October 27, 2015

Some customers have related that their end users are confused by some of the system level password rules that show on the optional list of password rules when they are creating their new password. A change has now been implemented that lets customers selectively suppress specific system level rules from showing on the list.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF214 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Easy update to Log-on HTML file.

Effective date: September 18, 2015

Several customers who are using iResetMe on multiple platforms and partitions have asked to be able to easily customize the log-on panel HTML to differentiate each implementation. To accomodate this request, an option has been added to the INSTALL menu that allows you to edit the HTML and make changes.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF212 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Double entry password validation option added.

Effective date: August 17, 2015

At the request of a customer, we have added an option that, when active, requires the end-user to enter their new password twice. Before the new password is accepted, iResetMe verifies that both fields entered match each other.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF211 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Support added Spanish speaking installations.

Effective date: December 19, 2014

iResetMe has now been upgraded to support multiple end-user languages which can be customized on a user-by-user basis. Included now with the base package is language support for English and Spanish speakers. The default language upon initial installation is English but this can be changed on either a system wide basis or for specific users.

This update is available only available by version upgrade or initial software download. No interim PTF is available.


Support added for non-English installations.

Effective date: November 12, 2014

After customer inquiries, we have added the ability to support non-English speaking customers. The browser sessions can now be user configured for languages other than English.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF206 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Optional contact information on browser session error displays.

Effective date: October 31, 2014

At the request of a customer, we have added contact information that can be set by the customer. Two new 50 character fields can be maintained in the global settings for the installation. When an error is shown through a browser session to an end-user, if these two text fields are present, they will be added to the browser display. These can be used to advise the end-user where then can get support and can include a telephone number or email address or any other text that can be of assistance.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF205 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Minimum question response length edit added.

Effective date: September 25, 2014

At the request of a customer, we have added a global setting to iResetMe that controls the minimum question response length, in characters, the will be accepted. During user registration processing, if a user responds to a question with a response that is too short, their registration will not be accepted. The setting comes pre-set to 6 characters, but can be changed for your installation requirements.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF204 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Release 2 Announced - new email notification feature.

Effective date: August 5, 2014

Release 2 of iResetMe is now available complete with a full refresh for all documentation.

Included in Release 2 is a new email notification feature. When a user's email address has been recorded in iResetMe, then a monitor task running on your system will check for profiles that have been disabled by the system and automatically send an email to the affected user. The email will advise them of the disabled profile and give them a link to follow to the iResetMe password reset process to get their profile back in operation.

Release 2 of iResetMe is available as an upgrade install only. You can go to the download page for iResetMe and follow the instructions to download the new software and documentation. The download page includes instructions on how to perform the ugprade install.



Release 1:

Optional challenge question response encryption added.

Effective date: February 21, 2014

At the request of a customer, we have added an optional feature that, when enabled, causes iResetMe to encrypt the challenge question responses for all activated users in the system. This will provide security conscious customers with an extra level of security over access to the system.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF106 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Optionally show current password rules in force.

Effective date: February 20, 2014

At the request of a customer, we have added an optional feature that, when enabled, will show the current system password rules in force on the browser panel where the new password is keyed in by the end user. Provision is made to add user-based rules in addition to the system rules. Different rules in various IBM OS release levels are supported.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF105 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Start Over button added.

Effective date: February 3, 2014

At the request of a customer, we have added a Start Over button whenever an end-user password has been successfully reset. Prior to this change, the only option open was to close the browser or move on to a different site.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF103 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Profile reset only option added.

Effective date: January 21, 2014

With this change, when a user profile is disabled but the password has not expired, the user is offered an option to just reset the profile back to active without requiring a new password. The user can optionally choose to also provide a new password at this point.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF102 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


Support added for long password, password level 2 and 3.

Effective date: January 16, 2014

The initial release of iResetMe only supported password levels zero and one. These correspond to the traditional 10 character passwords used by most IBM i shops. Due to customer demand, however, we have now implemented support for long passwords on systems where the password level is set to 2 or 3.

This update is available via the Internet as PTF package IRPTF101 for customers with iResetMe already installed. Registered customers of iResetMe can obtain this PTF as an E-mail attached file by just requesting it from us. Instructions for installing the PTF will be provided along with the file. To request the PTF, click on the E-mail link at the start of this page.


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