By configuring proxied authorization for the service account on the directory server, users are not allowed to reset their passwords if their accounts are disabled or if they were not granted permission to change their passwords.

For information on configuring proxied authorization for service accounts, see the following table.

Directory server Reference
PingDirectory See Working with Proxied Authorization in the PingDirectory Administration Guide.
Oracle Directory Server Go to Oracle's Oracle Fusion Middleware Deployment Planning Guide and search for "Proxy Authorization".
Oracle Unified Directory Go to Oracle's online guide Fusion Middleware Administering Oracle Unified Directory and search for "proxied authorization control" in its glossary .

For general information about proxied authorization, see RFC4370.