We enforce strong password policies on our systems.
Forgotten your Password?
If you forget your password, please contact the support team for help.
Changing your Password
Changing your Password via the Shell
If you are logged in via ssh, then the standard 'passwd' command will allow you to update your password:
[jbloggs@lonsdale ~]$ passwd
enter your UNIX password:
Changing UNIX and samba passwords for jbloggs
Retype new password:
Changing your Password via a Webpage
For users without shell access, you can change your password at the following secure webpage:
Choosing Strong Passwords
The following are some tips on choosing strong passwords:
- At least 8 characters (9 or more preferred)
- Use a mixture of UPPER and lower case letters
- Include some numbers
- Include some punctuation characters such as: ! , @ # $ % ^ & * ? _ ~
- Combine words together, for example: Not!Today123