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# Type in a new password and then press enter
 
# Type in a new password and then press enter
 
# Type in the same new password again and then press enter
 
# Type in the same new password again and then press enter
# If you see a message <code>Success : Password changed</code> then you have successfully changed your password, you may close PuTTY by clicking on the red X in the upper right corner
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# If you see a message <code>Success : Password changed</code> then you have successfully changed your password, you may close the Terminal Application.
 
# If you see a message <code>Verify failure</code> then you did not type the same new password at steps 7 and 8, please return to step 5 and try again.
 
# If you see a message <code>Verify failure</code> then you did not type the same new password at steps 7 and 8, please return to step 5 and try again.
  

Revision as of 20:11, 30 April 2013

Through remote.tjhsst.edu

Using Windows

  1. Download putty.exe from http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html
  2. Run putty.exe (there is no installer)
  3. In the box that opens, make sure the Connection type is set to SSH
  4. In the Host Name field, type remote.tjhsst.edu
  5. Click Open at the bottom of the window
  6. The box will disappear and be replaced with a black window
  7. At the login as: prompt, type your username and hit enter
  8. A welcome message will be printed and then a password prompt will appear; type your current password and press enter to login. Note that this is a Linux system and NOTHING will be printed as you type your password.
  9. An additional welcome message will be printed and you will then be at a prompt of the form username@ltsp2 ~ $
  10. Type kpasswd and press enter
  11. Type in your current password and then press enter
    • If you see a message: kpasswd: Password incorrect then you did not enter your old password correctly, please return to step 10 and try again.
  12. Type in a new password and then press enter
  13. Type in the same new password again and then press enter
  14. If you see a message Success : Password changed then you have successfully changed your password, you may close PuTTY by clicking on the red X in the upper right corner
  15. If you see a message Verify failure then you did not type the same new password at steps 12 and 13, please return to step 10 and try again.

Using OS X

  1. Open the Terminal application from the Application Launcher
  2. In the terminal, type ssh <your username>@remote.tjhsst.edu
  3. A welcome message will be printed and then a password prompt will appear; type your old password and then press enter. Note that this is a Linux system and NOTHING will be printed as you type your password
  4. An additional welcome message will be printed and you will then be at a prompt of the form username@ltsp2 ~ $
  5. Type kpasswd and press enter
  6. Type in your current password and then press enter
    • If you see a message: kpasswd: Password incorrect then you did not enter your old password correctly, please return to step 5 and try again.
  7. Type in a new password and then press enter
  8. Type in the same new password again and then press enter
  9. If you see a message Success : Password changed then you have successfully changed your password, you may close the Terminal Application.
  10. If you see a message Verify failure then you did not type the same new password at steps 7 and 8, please return to step 5 and try again.

Using Linux

  1. If you are using Linux, you probably know how to change your password

Through Iodine

It is not possible to change your password through Iodine at this time. Please use one of the other methods listed on this page to change your password.