How to Create Account
Use one of the methods below to create your account.
Rules for Passwords
- Fill out the Computing Accounts Request Form (http://www.uky.edu/IT/CustomerService/authoriz.pdf). The form should be signed by an official Security Liaison of your college/department. The form must be delivered or faxed (859 257-9374) to the IT Customer Service Center.
- An email request sent to the CSC's Accounts team (email@example.com) by an official Security Liaison of your college/department.
Passwords created for this account must follow these rules:
How to Change Your Password
- Must have a minimum of 8 characters.
- Must contain at least one non-alphanumeric character.
- Must differ from the current password by at least four characters.
- Passwords are case sensitive.
- Passwords will expire every 6 months.
Follow the instructions below to change your current password. If you have forgotten your password, you will need to have it reset.
How to Reset Your Password
- Login to the HSM system.
- In the command prompt, type in passwd and hit Enter.
- Enter in your current password and new password when prompted.
If you need your password reset:
- Fill out the Computing Accounts Request Form (http://www.uky.edu/IT/CustomerService/authoriz.pdf).
- You can sign the form yourself to reset the password if you bring the form in person to 111 McVey Hall along with a PhotoID.
- The form can be faxed to the IT Customer Service Center at (859) 257-9374 if the form is signed an official Security Liaison of your college/department.
- An email request sent to the CSC's Accounts team (firstname.lastname@example.org) from your UK email account, or by an official Security Liaison of your college/department.
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