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I am adding password recovery option in my project, when the candidate clicks on forget password link i am sending a link to his personal mail. when the candidate clicks on that link i want to reset the password for this i need his emailid now my question is how to get his emailid to reset the password
Posted 10-Jan-13 18:39pm
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Solution 1

Ok, one of the ways:
1. If user selects for 'forgot password', ask him for the registered email id
2. send an email to that email id with a link of setting up new password with encrypted querystring to make sure who it is sent to
3. if it was real user and he forgot password, he will get your email in his registered email id inbox
4. Once he visits the link, you know the person who is trying to set password, do it.
5. Once the link is used, destroy the querystring related such that the same link cannot be used again.
 
Try out!
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Solution 3

pass parameter in link as id .../Default.aspx?id='username'
and on page load of Default retrieve that id using Request.QueryString["id"];...i think it will work...also check following link
 
http://imar.spaanjaars.com/569/requiring-users-to-confirm-their-e-mail-address-after-they-create-an-account[^]
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