passwords

To change your password on the command line, open a terminal and run the passwd command:

passwd

Note: when you type your current and new passwords, there are no stars or asterisks shown in the terminal (but it is working). The whole process should look something like this:

$ passwd
Enter login(LDAP) password: 
New CompSci password: 
Retype new CompSci password: 
LDAP password information changed for hpotter1
passwd: password updated successfully
$

If you've forgotten your password, go to our self-service password site: https://password.cs.swarthmore.edu (Hit the "Forgotten Password" button, then enter your username and hit "Search")

Note: to access password.cs.swarthmore.edu, you might have to be on the Swarthmore network.

Also Note: your CS password is different from your ITS/Swarthmore password.


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