Notes to consider during changing passwords

Please choose a proper password.

The password must be made from 8 characters or more (in many systems, starting from the ninth character is disregarded). The followings methods are recommended.

  • Insert 2 or more numerals and/or symbols into a pronounceable word
  • Join 2 or more words, change some (middle prefered) characters to uppercase then insert numbers and/or symbols in between.

How to change your password using a web browser

  1. The user setting configuration sites needs your Digital Certification to access.
    If you have no valid Digital Certification of JAIST,please refer the following "Digital Certificate Download" site firstly and install your certification to your browser.
  2. Click the following  "User Setting"  link (in "Quick Link Menu" of the  "Top" Page in the center ) and click "Login by Certificate"→"Change Password".


    About Digital Certificate 


        User Settings   (Digital Certificate required)

How to change your password using Unix passwd command

Please login to a unix  workstation (eg., hostname: lin01, lin02 or lin03)

You can use TeraTerm or Putty, etc from any PC and enter the following command.

If you are a guest user of the Compute Servers, please login to the PC Cluster(hostname: pcc).

passwd [return]

And then, Please change your password according to the displayed message.

How to change your password for guest user (ex. graduate)

Please see this page.