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Create/update contact password from an external system
Answer ID 12007   |   Last Review Date 11/04/2021

How do we update a contact's password with an API request?

  • Oracle B2C Service, any version
  • Connect REST API, Connect Web Services for SOAP, Connect PHP API
Need to set passwords for contacts (Customer Portal users) created from an integration with an external system.
Connect APIs do not accept a "password" field when creating or updating a contact.
Send the field "NewPassword" (SOAP/PHP) / "newPassword" (REST) on contact creation or update.
Refer to the Technical Documentation and Sample Code for the API you are using.