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general_password_info [2017/05/22 16:03]
jbeck clarified & simplified wording
general_password_info [2020/01/06 09:32]
mfitzpatrick [What you should know]
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 ===== What you should know ===== ===== What you should know =====
-Your password is not only used to log into your on-domain Windows laptop ​but also to access ​+Your password is  used to log into your on-domain Windows laptop ​as well as accessing ​
 variety of Olin College resources and services such as: internal wireless networks, network file  variety of Olin College resources and services such as: internal wireless networks, network file 
 shares, printing, email, the Olin portal and a variety of others. ​ Through the use of your network ​ shares, printing, email, the Olin portal and a variety of others. ​ Through the use of your network ​
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   - It must contain a minimum of 8 characters ​   - It must contain a minimum of 8 characters ​
   - It must meet at least 3 of the following complexity requirements: ​   - It must meet at least 3 of the following complexity requirements: ​
-    * An uppercase ​letter (A – Z)  +    * Uppercase ​letter (A – Z)  
-    * A lowercase ​letter (a – z)  +    * Lowercase ​letter (a – z)  
-    * A number ​(0 – 9)  +    * Number ​(0 – 9)  
-    * A non alphanumeric special character (~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * _ - + = ` | \ ( ) { } [ ] : ; ' < > , . ? / ) etc.+    * Non alphanumeric special character (~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * _ - + = ` | \ ( ) { } [ ] : ; ' < > , . ? / ) etc.
   - It cannot contain your name or username ​   - It cannot contain your name or username ​
   - It cannot repeat any of your last 4 passwords ​   - It cannot repeat any of your last 4 passwords ​