How do I create a strong NetID password?
This template can be copied and pasted into a ticket reply, or condensed into helpful tips to share over the phone:
A response template for clients who have trouble creating a password that meets the requirements in identity.uillinois.edu
We apologize for the trouble. Rest assured that you are not the only one who has experienced this problem. Unfortunately we cannot change the sensitivity of the system, but here a couple helpful tips:
Use passphrases instead of passwords, e.g.:
"100Dolphinsswiminbluesea!" vs.Use a URL (real or made-up) of a favorite website, e.g.:
You can replace the 'a's in your password with '@' and 'e's with '3's. e.g.: "algebra" -> "@lg3br@"