How to change your password

Document created by Qualys Documentation Employee on Oct 4, 2012Last modified by Qualys Documentation Employee on Feb 5, 2016
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Passwords are auto-generated by the service, by default. Your subscription may be configured to allow users to define their own passwords. This is a global subscription setting that applies to all users.

 

Optional: Allow user defined passwords

Any Manager can enable this feature by going to Users > Setup > Security and selecting the "Allow user defined passwords" check box. You can also set a minimum password length and define whether users are required to include both alpha and numeric characters.

 

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Step 1: Go to Change Password

Select Change Password under your user name (in the top right corner).

 

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Step 2: Change Your Password

One of the following options will be available to you:

 

Auto-Generate a New Password: Simply enter your current password and click Save to generate a new password. When your new password appears, click Confirm.

 

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Define Your Own Password: Enter a new password in the fields provided and click Save.

 

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Step 3: Re-Login To Your Account

You'll be prompted to log back in to your account using your new password.

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