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5:05pm on Monday, 16th January, 2017:
I thought Essex University was bad for making me change my password every 6 months, but Falmouth (where I'm external examiner) insists on it every 6 weeks. I wasn't aware of this until today, when I found that the password which worked just before Christmas didn't work any more. I asked what was going on, and was told that passwords died after 42 days.
Changing a password every 6 weeks is brutal! I've had to set up a reminder in my calendar so I don't forget and have to ask the IT helpdesk to reset it (yet) again.
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