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How to Change Network Account Password on a MAC OS X (Connected to MassBay wired network)

Change the Network Account Password on MAC / OS X

Agent should follow the below given steps:

  • Click on System Preference from the Dock

  • Double Click on Users and Groups

  • Select the username and click on change password tab

  • Type your OLD password
    • Enter your NEW password
    • In the verify field, type your NEW password
    • Click the change password tab

Additional Steps:

  1. Open outlook:
    1. On the Tool tab
    2. click Accounts
    3. Enter your new password
  2. If your device is connected to MassBay Fac/Staf WiFi or MassBay-Student WiFi, you will need to reconnect with your new password.
  3. If you have your post.massbay.edu and/or Google drive set up on your Mac, you’ll need to enter your new password.
  4. Create a new login keychain

After resetting your password and logging back in to your account, you might see an alert that the system was unable to unlock your login keychain. This is expected, because the passwords for your user account and login keychain no longer match. Just click the Create New Keychain button.

If you didn’t see an alert about your login keychain, or you see other messages asking for your old password, reset your keychain manually:

  1. Open Keychain Access, which is in the Utilities folder of your Applications folder.
  2. Choose Preferences from the Keychain Access menu, then click the Reset My Default Keychain button in the preferences window. After you enter your new password, Keychain Access creates an empty login keychain with no password. Click OK to confirm.

If you don’t see a Reset My Default keychain button, close the preferences window and select the “login” keychain from the left side of the Keychain Access window. Press the Delete key, then click Delete References.

3. Choose Log Out from the Apple menu to return to the login screen.

      4. Log in to your account using your new password. Your account password and login keychain password now match again.
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