How do I create a strong NetID password?
A response template for clients who have trouble creating a password that meets the requirements in identity.uillinois.edu
This template can be copied and pasted into a ticket reply, or condensed into helpful tips to share over the phone:
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@"