Change Your Kerberos Password using your MIT Certificate

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Remember to change your Kerberos password at regular intervals, following guidelines for choosing a password. You can change your Kerberos password using your current password, your MIT certificate, or your push-capable Duo-enrolled device.

Change your Kerberos password, using your MIT Certificate

If you do not remember your old password, but have a valid MIT Personal Certificate, you may verify your identity with the certificate and change your password. Enter your Kerberos username and new password below, then click "Change your password".

Kerberos Username:


New Password:

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  • 8 or more characters
  • 2 or more character classes
  • not based on username

New Password (again):



  • matches new password

Change your Kerberos password without your current password, MIT Certificate, or push-capable device

If you do not remember your current password and do not have either a valid MIT Personal Certificate or push-capable device enrolled in Duo, you will need to have your password reset manually. For Lincoln Laboratory users, please call the Support Center at x4357 or email Campus users should visit User Accounts to verify your identity and reset your password.