Password Standards



Password Creation


Starting in Fall 2010 the creation of passwords will no longer reside with Technology Services. Users of Solano Community College's District network will be required to maintain their own password using the Quest Password Manager Application.

Password Guidelines


Your password must meet some minimum complexity and formatting requirements. Those requirements are as follows:

Password Protection


Below is a list of Password Don'ts.

Check markDon't include a password in an email.
Check markDon't share passwords with colleagues or students.
Check markDon't write down your password and leave in the open or under the keyboard.
Check markDon't reveal a password over the phone.

NOTE:
If you feel your password has been compromised for any reason please be sure the change it using Quest Password Manager. If you need any assistance in this process please contact the Helpdesk using our easy online form, by email at helpdesk@solano.edu, or call (x4690). You may also go to www.solano.edu/technology/techtips.html and look under the Password Manager link for procedures.

Remember

There can be a lot of valuable and in some cases confidential information on computer systems. Passwords are one level of protection to ensure that those who are not entitled to certain information do not get access to it. Please be diligent in your handling of your password.

General Office Information

Chief Technology Officer
Roger A. Clague, FInstLM, FCMI
E-mail: Roger.Clague@solano.edu
Phone Number: 707-864-7264
Fax Number: 707-646-2050
Location: Building 100 Room 145


Director
James "Kimo" Calilan
E-mail: James.Calilan@solano.edu
Phone Number: 707-864-7104
Fax Number: 707-646-2050
Location: Building 100 Room 144


Helpdesk
E-mail: Helpdesk@solano.edu
Phone Number: 707-864-7000 ext 4690
Fax Number: 707-646-2050
Location: Building 100 Room 139

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