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You will not be able to use the web-based password change tool, if you are not originating from a UMN campus, . If you remember your password, you can use the command line password change tool, msi_chpasswd, from login nodes, Citrix or NX.
To use msi_chpasswd,
- Login to login.msi.umn.edu or NX
- From a terminal window, type msi_chpasswd
- Enter your current password and new password as prompted.
username@login03 [~] % msi_chpasswd
MSI passwords must meet the following criteria:
Must be at least eight (8) characters in length.
Must contain at least one UPPER case character.
Must contain at least one lower case character.
Must contain at least one numeric character.
Must contain at least one non-alphanumeric character.
May not be based on your username.
May not contain a space.
(current) MSI password:
Enter new MSI password:
Retype new MSI password:
Your password has been changed successfully.