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Password reset server enrollment

The Password Reset Server is a tool that allows users to change and reset their IPF account passwords via their web browser. Below are instructions for:

How to enroll in the Password Reset Server

  1. Browse to https://passwordreset.ipf.msu.edu.
  2. Once there, select Enroll.A screenshot of a dropdown with options to enroll, reset password or change password.
  3. For domain, enter IPF, if it is already not there.  Then enter your pc username and password.  Select Login.A screenshot of the password reset server login screen
  4. If this is your first time logging in to your account, you will be notified that your password needs to be changed.A screenshot asking for a domain, user name and current password.
  5. Enter your pc username and password.  Select Continue.
  6. Next, enter your new password and confirm it.  Once you are finished, select Change Password.A screenshot asking the user for a new password.
  7. You will be notified that your password has been changed.  Select Login to return to the login page.A screenshot showing a success message and a login button.
  8. Select Enroll. Enter your username and password, then select login.
  9. By default a security question will be selected for you.  You’ll be prompted to select two more security questions.  Once you have finished, select continue.A screenshot requesting the user to select their three security questions.
  10. Next you will be asked to provide the answers to the questions you have selected.A screenshot asking the user to answer a security question.
  11. After providing the answers to your security questions, a test run will be performed using the questions and answers you provided.  
  12. You will be notified that the test run has been completed successfully.A screenshot showing a success message and a continue button.
  13. You are now enrolled in the Password Reset Server, you can logout by selecting logout in upper right of the page.A screenshot showing an enrollment summary with a red circle around the log out button in the top right corner.

How to reset your password

  1. Browse to https://passwordreset.ipf.msu.edu
  2. Once there, select Reset.A screenshot of a dropdown with options to enroll, reset password or change password.
  3. Enter your pc username, and select continue.A screenshot asking the user for their PC user name
  4. Next you will have to answer two of your security questions.A screenshot asking the user to answer a security question.
  5. After answering your security questions, you will be able to reset your password.  After you have entered your new password and confirmed it, select Reset Password.A screenshot showing a success message and requesting the user to enter a new password.
  6. You will be notified that your password has been reset.  Select Login to return to the login page, or exit the browser.A screenshot showing a success message and a login button.

How to change your password

  1. Browse to https://passwordreset.ipf.msu.edu
  2. Once there, select Change Password.A screenshot of a dropdown with options to enroll, reset password or change password.
  3. For domain, enter IPF, if it is already not there.  Then enter your pc username and password.  Select Continue.A screenshot asking for a domain, user name and current password.
  4. Next, enter your new password and confirm it.  Once you are finished, select Change Password.A screenshot asking the user for a new password.
  5. You will be notified that your password has been changed.  Select Login to return to the login page, or exit the browser.A screenshot showing a success message and a login button.