Change Password

This topic explains how to change a password when security is set.

Access    Project | Security | Change Password  (User)
         Project | Security | Manage Users   (Administrator)

Use to

Change your own password (User)
Set or change any user's password (Administrator)

How to

To change your own user password

Step

Action

See also

1

Select the Change Password menu option.

The Change Password dialog displays.

 

 

2

In the Enter old password field, type your current password.

 

 

3

In the New password field, type your new password.

This must be 12 characters or less in length.

 

 

4

In the Retype new field, type your new password again, for confirmation.

 

 

5

Click on the OK button.

The Password Changed message displays.

 

 

6

Click on the OK button to clear the message.

Your new password is effective next time you log in.

 

 

 

To set or change any user's password as Administrator, follow the steps below

Step

Action

See also

1

Select the Manage Users menu option.

The Security Users dialog displays.

 

 

2

In the Users: panel, click on the user's name.

The user's details display in the dialog fields.

 

 

3

Click on the Change Password button.

The Change Password dialog displays.

 

 

4

In the New password field, type the user's password.

This must be 12 characters or less in length.

You do not have to enter the user's current password.

 

 

5

In the Retype new field, type the user's password again, for confirmation.

 

 

6

Click on the OK button.

The Password Changed message displays.

 

 

7

Click on the OK button.

 

 

Notes

A user must have Change Password permission to change a password; the initial Admin administrator automatically has this permission

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