Password Management

New Password Security Questions are now available.
Click on "Update Security Questions" to select them.

Password Update

Directory ID
New Password
Confirm New Password

Password Quality Check:

Constraints will be placed on new passwords to ensure that all passwords:
  • Are at least eight characters long
  • Are not more than 32 characters long
  • Contain at least one character from each of the following sets:
    • Uppercase alphabet (A-Z)
    • Lowercase alphabet (a-z)
    • Number (0-9) and special characters
  • Must not be dictionary words or close variations of dictionary words
  • Must differ from the Directory ID or close variations of the Directory ID
  • May not contain more than two consecutive identical characters
  • Leading and trailing blank spaces will be ignored
  • Note: The following characters currently may not be used in passwords: ( ) * \
Please visit to find out more about Directory passwords.

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