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What makes a good password?
Viewed 33534 times since Fri, Mar 18, 2016
What makes a good password? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students When setting your password the Password Manager service will ensure it meets the University's password criteria, but here’s some additional guidance to he... Read More
How do I enrol for the Password Manager?
Viewed 24972 times since Thu, Mar 3, 2016
How do I enrol for the Password Manager? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students To enrol for the Password Manager: Go to the Password Manager Homepage: https://password.napier.ac.uk/, you'll see the following screen:    Cli... Read More
How do I log in to a University PC?
Viewed 23957 times since Tue, Jun 14, 2016
How do I log in to a University PC? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students To log into any University desktop PC: Press the ctrl, alt and del keys. Enter your login ID / matriculation number and password in the spaces provided. If... Read More
How do I change my password?
Viewed 22902 times since Thu, Mar 17, 2016
How do I change my password? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students You can change your password on or off campus at any time.  When you change your network password your email password will also be changed. To change your password ... Read More
What is the Password Manager
Viewed 20332 times since Thu, Mar 3, 2016
What is the Password Manager? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students The Password Manager enables staff and students to: Reset a forgotten password at any time on or off campus using secret questions and answers without having to c... Read More
How do I reset a forgotten password on campus?
Viewed 20313 times since Thu, Mar 17, 2016
  How do I reset a forgotten password on campus? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students You can reset a forgotten password on or off campus providing you have enrolled for the Password Manager, instructions can be found in the separ... Read More
How do I reset a forgotten password off campus?
Viewed 19958 times since Thu, Mar 17, 2016
  How  do I reset a forgotten password off campus? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students You can reset a forgotten password on or off campus providing you have enrolled for the Password Manager, instructions can be found in the sep... Read More
When trying to enrol for Password Manager an ‘authentication required’ pop up appears what should I do?
Viewed 18966 times since Wed, Aug 31, 2016
When trying to enrol for Password Manager an ‘authentication required’ pop up appears what should I do? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s new students To proceed with your registration for Password Manager enter your 8 digit Edinburgh ... Read More
How often can I change my password?
Viewed 18817 times since Fri, Mar 18, 2016
How often can I change my password? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students In order to protect your information and access to email you will only be able to change your password once every 24 hours. Read More
When I try to set my password I receive the error that my account is still being created
Viewed 18481 times since Thu, Sep 1, 2016
When I try to set my password I receive the error that my account is still being created, what do I do?  Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s new students ​If you have just received the first email, then please wait 48 hours and try again. It is likel... Read More
When trying to set password I receive the error “no records for this Edinburgh Napier number”, what do I do?
Viewed 18366 times since Wed, Aug 31, 2016
When trying to set password I receive the error “no records for this Edinburgh Napier number”, what do I do? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s new students The email address supplied during the application process differs from the one you are ente... Read More
I have set my password, what do I do now?
Viewed 18345 times since Thu, Sep 1, 2016
I have set my password, what do I do now? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s new students Once you have successfully set your password you will be directed to the ‘Next Steps' area on myNapier. Here you will be able to: Complete matricu... Read More
What format does my University password need to be in?
Viewed 18227 times since Fri, Mar 18, 2016
What format does my University password need to be in? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students When you set your University password the system will ensure it meets the following criteria:  It must contain at least 7 characters It ... Read More
When I try to set my password it says “Password not set”, what do I do?
Viewed 18014 times since Thu, Sep 1, 2016
When I try to set my password it says “Password not set”, what do I do?  Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s new students ​Your password does not meet the University’s complexity rules: Password must be at least 7 characters long, but no more ... Read More
What do I do if I get the message “Sorry! This Getting Registered form can no longer be used to reset your password”?
Viewed 17856 times since Thu, Sep 1, 2016
What do I do if I get the message “Sorry! This Getting Registered form can no longer be used to reset your password”? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s new students ​You have already used the link within the ‘Getting Registered with Edinburg... Read More
Should I save my password when prompted?
Viewed 15793 times since Fri, Mar 18, 2016
Should I save my password when prompted? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students You should never save your password when prompted.   Always click No. Enabling the system to automatically insert your password is like not having a pa... Read More
If I enter an incorrect password will I be locked out of the system?
Viewed 15467 times since Fri, Mar 18, 2016
If I enter an incorrect password will I be locked out of the system? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students You have 15 attempts to enter a correct password when accessing the University network or any of the University's onlin... Read More
How can I choose a secure, easy to remember password?
Viewed 15060 times since Fri, Mar 18, 2016
How can I choose a secure, easy to remember password? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students To create a strong password, simply choose 3 random words. Numbers, symbols and combinations of upper and lower case can be used if you fe... Read More
Can I reuse a password?
Viewed 14775 times since Fri, Mar 18, 2016
Can I reuse a password? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students It is really important that you do not use the same password more than once as it will put you and the University’s systems at risk. When changing your password y... Read More