faq-changing-your-account-password

Changing your account password

HMS

SSH to xtal200.harvard.edu and use the passwd command.

MCB

For MCB, please use the passwd command at the terminal on one of the Linux workstations to change your password.

Password Restrictions

Please note the following restrictions. Your new password must:

  • Differ from your account name
  • Contain at least one letter
  • Contain at least one number
  • Contain at least 8 characters

If you have forgotten your password, or are unable to log in, please email us at: