How to reset user password using RestAPI in Salesforce?

Monday, December 5, 2022
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iampankaj

I have Salesforce admin credentials and a password reset query. I want to reset the user password using Rest API. How to reset a user password using RestAPI in the Salesforce application? What is the password reset endpoint?

User Usr1 = [Select Id from User where username=
             'user1'];
System.setPassword(usr1.Id,'Test123');

 

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Monday, December 5, 2022
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raj_89xx
re: iampankaj Monday, December 5, 2022

Users are treated as an sObject, so its the data api, so you access it at

https://<instance>.salesforce.com/services/data/v25.0/sobjects/User/<UserId>

and the password is at

https://<instance>.salesforce.com/services/data/v25.0/sobjects/User/<UserId>/password

https://<instance>.salesforce.com/services/data/v25.0/sobjects/User/<UserId>/password

To change a password using Curl Create a file with contents like these (it must be valid json), and save it somewhere.
 

{   

"NewPassword" : "myNewPassword1234"

}

then post to the service using a curl command like (fill in yourInstance, UserId, yourOAuthToken, and yourPasswdFile):

curl https://<yourInstance>.salesforce.com/services/data/v25.0/sobjects/User/<UserId>/password -H "Authorization: Bearer <yourOAuthToken>" —H "Content-Type: application/json" —d @<yourPasswdFile>.json —X POST

Theres more information and sample curl commands at

https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-

us.api_rest.meta/api_rest/dome_sobject_user_password.htm#!

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