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devpi-passwd-reset: password reset view for devpi-web

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devpi-passwd-reset: password reset view for devpi-web

This plugin adds a new view allowing users to reset their passwords.


devpi-passwd-reset needs to be installed alongside devpi-web.

You can install it with:

pip install devpi-passwd-reset

There are no further installation steps needed as devpi-server will automatically discover the plugin through calling hooks using the setuptools entry points mechanism.


In a default installation, the view would be accessible at http://localhost:3141/+password-reset.

Users can enter a user name or email address. If a matching user exists and has the email set, a mail is sent with a link to set a new password. The link is valid for 24h as long as the password wasn’t changed in the meantime.


You have to configure mail server settings by providing --passwd-reset-config=path_to_config.

Create a yaml file with a dictionary containing another dictionary under the pyramid_mailer key.

You must at least provide the mail.default_sender setting. By default is localhost and mail.port is 25.

See on configuration options available.

Example config:

    mail.port: 8025

devpi-passwd-reset plugin hooks

Plugins can add password validation to enforce policies using the devpi_passwd_reset entry point in

def devpipasswdreset_validate(password):
    """Called to validate a password.

      Raises ValueError which is used as message to the user.


1.0.0 - 2016-06-29

  • initial release

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