Onyen and Password Management
Onyen Password FAQs
Description: Introduction The following are Frequently Asked Questions about the Onyen Password. Some FAQs are found on other pages and are linked below. Why is the Onyen Password Security important to me? In most cases, your Onyen password is the only authentication method for many critical network services (see Password Change Checklist). Although it may seem [...]
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What is an Onyen?
Description: Onyen is the name for UNC’s campus-wide identifier that you can use to gain access to various electronic resources on campus. Although it is a word, you can think of it as an acronym for the “only name you’ll ever need.” The distinctive name is intended to prevent confusing it with the myriad other user [...]
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Is there an easy way to create a strong and effective password?
Description: Is there an easy way to create a strong and effective password? Easy Password Creation Changing your password to a different and new password every 90 days can be difficult. Generating a strong and easy to remember password does not have to be difficult. There are several different ways to create a new password, one [...]
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What if I don’t change my Onyen password before it expires?
Description: What if I don’t change my Onyen password before it expires? If your Onyen password expires, you will be unable to access any services that uses the Onyen for authentication. A list of these services are located in the Password Change Checklist. If you remember your password, you can reset it at the Onyen Services [...]
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How should I choose a password?
Description: Choosing a password Passwords are an important part of computer security. Your passwords should be changed regularly to protect you from identity theft and prevent unauthorized use of your personal information. You can see information on choosing a new Onyen password at the Onyen services page . Because your password is your first line of [...]
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