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  1. Log into or from the terminal.
  2. At the command prompt (after the $) use the passwd unix command.

    Enter your current password and then your new password two times.

    (warning) Note: The new password must conform to SI password policies additionally new passwords cannot be too similar to old passwords.

    Code Block
    [username@login-30-1 ~]$ passwd
    Changing password for user username.
    (LDAPcurrent) UNIXLDAP password:
    New password:
    Retype new password:

    (lightbulb) Since we switched to LDAP, this is it!

  3. If you need your password to be reset go to the Self-Serve Password page, and request a reset.

    1. You will receive a reset link by email (to your canonical email, ending in .edu).
    2. Follow that link to enter your new password.
  4. That same page will allow you to change your password [that feature needs some more debugging].