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After Password change on Mac

Here you find instructions for use - on a MAC - AFTER you have changed your password on AAU's central systems.

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    AAU printers

    Normally your Mac will have saved the password for the printer.

    After the password change, your Mac will discover that your password has changed and the yellow explanation mark will appear in the Dock when you try to print.

     

     

     

     The yellow explanation mark is also seen in the print control panel.


    In order to get the computer to forget your old password, you will need to delete the printer in the Keychain.

    Type “keychain” in the search area of Spotlight.


     Find the printer and delete it.


     

    Try sending print again

    You will be prompted by a dialog box..

    Write your AAU username in the name field using the following format: DOMAIN\USER
    E.g. your email is jensj@id.aau.dk ,type the following in the name field: ID\jensj

    For the backslash " \", type ⇧ + ⌥ + 7 

    Type in your new password.

    Finally check the option “Remember this password in my key chain” and then click on the [OK] button.

     

     

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    Apple Mail

    After changing your password the e-mail connection will stop working.

    When your e-mail program tries to synchronize your AAU-mail, you will be presented with a dialog box.

    Type in your new password and then press the [OK] button.

    Remember to check the option “Remember this password in my keychain”.

    Afterwards, your e-mail will synchronize automatically again.

     

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    Delete password i keychain

    In order to get your mac to forget your old password, you will need to delete the saved entry in the Keychain.

    Type “keychain” in the search area of Spotlight. 

     Find the entry, in this example a printer, and delete it.

    Next time you save a password to a printer, fileshare or wireless network, the entry will be created here.

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    Fileshare

    The first time you try to connect to your network drive, after you have changed your password, you will be met by a popup window.

    Write your AAU username in the name field using the following format: DOMAIN\USER
    E.g. your email is jensj@id.aau.dk ,type the following in the name field: ID\jensj

    For the backslash " \", type ⇧ + ⌥ + 7 

    Type in your new password.

    Finally check the option “Remember this password in my key chain” and click “connect”.

     

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    Outlook

    After changing your password the e-mail connection will stop working.

    When Outlook tries to synchronize your AAU-mail, you will be presented with a dialog box.

    Click the [YES] button, to enter your new password.

    You will be presented with a new dialog box where you will need to type in your new password and then press the [OK] button.

    Remember to check the option “Remember this password in my keychain”.

    Afterwards, your e-mail will synchronize automatically again.

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    Wifi connection

    If your wifi connection is connected to your AAU username and you change your password, the Wi-Fi/wireless connection will stop working.

    Please follow the configuration settings for Wifi here to make your wifi independent from your AAU password.