IDM: Change of password

Changing of the initial password

To activate your IDM account, you will receive an initial password from the URZ. After your first login, you will be asked to change this password. This is a mandatory task for every new user! These steps are not necessary, if you already have an account and a personal password.

Startseite des Identität-ManagementsystemsTo change your password please select "Passwort ändern" on the IDM homepage.

Beispiel für die Darstellung eines Passworts, das nicht den Vorgaben entspricht und nicht akzeptiert wirdA new window will open, where you will have to choose your new password. Since you are already logged in, you will not have to provide your old password again. Make sure that the new password fulfills all necessary requirements (see below).

Password requirements

  • Incorporation of lowercase and capital letters
  • At least 9 characters long
  • Password cannot include your name or parts of your user name
  • At least three of the following character types are required:
    • Capital letters (A-Z)
    • Lowercase letters (a-z)
    • Numbers (0-9)
    • Symbols (!, #, $, usw.)
    • Additional signs, not included in the above



Neues Passwort entspricht den Vorgaben und kann geändert werden.If your password fulfills all requirements, the option „Passwort ändern“ becomes available.

Ladebildschirm bei der PasswortänderungThis process may take a few minutes.

Erfolgreiche PasswortänderungYou will get a notification once your password has been changed successfully.


Access to several IT services

After successful activation of your user account, you may now use your user data to log into the following systems: