University of Exeter Handbook (Physics) Questions/Comments Department (Physics)

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This section records problems we are aware of and/or investigating, and possible workarounds.

13 Sep 2016 Changing Passwords

For technical and security reasons the MacCluster doesn't import a new user's University IT password from the central university directory service. There is a web page for you to set your own password.

Before clicking on the link below, please stop to think for a minute. You will encounter many requests like this, asking to log into web sites and enter your account details. Many of them will be scams from people trying to steal your login credentials. So ask yourself what steps you should be taking before typing in your username and password at the login screen and only do so if you are sure it's secure.

The link is:

and you will need to login using your University of Exeter username and password. Your account for the Macs in Physics will then be set up with the same username and password.

University of Exeter Handbook (Physics) Questions/Comments Department (Physics)