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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, follow the steps below:

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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