1.4.14-revision 4863
Password Management
Update Password
Directory ID
New Password
Confirm New Password
Password Requirements
  • A password must be at least 8 and no more than 32 characters in length.
  • A password must contain at least one character from each of the following sets:
    • Uppercase alphabet (A-Z)
    • Lowercase alphabet (a-z)
    • Number (0-9) and special characters (such as # @ $ & among others)
  • A password may not begin or end with the space character.
  • A password may not contain more than two consecutive identical characters.
  • A password may not be (or be a variation of ) a dictionary word in English or many other languages. This includes making simple substitutions of digits or punctuation that resemble alphabetic characters (such as replacing the letter S in a common word with the $...
  • Passwords should not contain: carriage return, linefeed, /, \, or a trailing * symbol).

Please visit http://it.umd.edu/password/index.html to find out more about Directory passwords.