Reset Password Flow

sequenceDiagram
autonumber
participant UserEmail
participant User
participant UI
participant Runtime
participant DB
User->>UI: Access the login page
UI->>UI: Displays 'forgot pw' if `user:reset-password`=true
User->>UI: Clicks 'forgot password'
User->>UI: Enters their email address, clicks submit
UI->>+Runtime: POST /account/forgot_password { email: <email> }
Runtime->>DB: Get user
DB->>Runtime: User
Runtime->>DB: Generate AccessToken { scope: 'password:reset' }
Runtime->>UserEmail: Send email containing reset link
Runtime-->>-UI: { status: 'okay' }

UserEmail-->>User: Email received
User->>UI: Opens /account/change-password/{token}
User->>UI: Enters new details, clicks submit
UI->>+Runtime: POST /account/reset_password/:token { password }
Runtime->>DB: Validate {token} is a valid password reset token
Runtime->>DB: Get the user associated with token
Runtime->>DB: Change users password
Runtime->>DB: Delete the token
Runtime->>-UI: {status: 'okay' }
UI->UI: Prompt user to login