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1.2 Changing your Password:     continued...

Passwords must be at least 6 characters long and only the first 8 characters will be used by the system. You can use upper and lower-case letters, numbers, and other symbols. You cannot use the space character in your password. Try to use a password that IS NOT a dictionary word. Those types of passwords are easily ``cracked". Instead, use a combination of symbols, numbers, and/or upper- and lower-case letters that will remind you of a phrase, someone, or something. Below are a few examples.

Examples

Songs, artists, places, favorite people, wise sayings, pets, etc. are some types of ideas. Be creative - but not so creative that you do not remember your password!