How to Keep Your
Change Your Passwords according to Schedule
For most people who access Enterprise Systems and Reports, the following
ID with Enterprise Password - - Every 100 days.
- - The "change your password" need is met for you, through
a combination of your RACF/ Mainframe ID, plus SecurID Token P.I.N.
(which changes every 60 seconds for the life of the card).
Hint: If you know that the system you are using requires that your password
be changed every 90 or 100 days, schedule the password changes on your
Understand work-related conditions which can affect Your Access
with the University.
Going on a Leave of
Absence of more than six weeks.
The first three conditions require that
your current access be removed. The last condition requires that your
access be temporarily suspended.
Hint: If you anticipate changing jobs or departments, be sure to discuss
access needs for your new job as early as possible, as part of your job
content discussions with your new Supervisor or Department Head. That
way, a new Access Request Form can be initiated, training classes can
be scheduled, and you will have the access you need in your new job as
soon as possible.
Understand that Your X.500 ID is used for Enterprise Systems Access
If you are an Enterprise Systems or Reports user, your X.500 ID is much
more than your e-mail name. Currently, your X.500 ID is your system identity
for the Enterprise systems which use the University's Central Authentication
Hint: If you anticipate changing your X.500 ID, protect your Enterprise
System and Reports access by contacting those who can help:
with the following information:
full name, department, phone number and University e-mail address.
The name(s) of the
system(s) you would like reviewed for potential access issues.
Your current X.500/Internet
Your new X.500/Internet
The date the X.500
ID change will become effective.
For further contact information, go to the OIT Data Security home page
and click on the "Need Help?"