This topic describes how to change your TAP EventPLUS password. Note that you must be logged into EventPLUS to change your password.
To change your password:
1. Navigate to the Edit Profile page by clicking your name in the top right corner of the TAP EventPLUS page.
From the Edit Profile page, click the Click here to change password link. The Password Change page appears.
2. Do one of the following:
Type your new password in the New Password and the Confirm Password fields. Per DoD guidelines, your password must contain at least 15 characters and include 2 uppercase letters (A, B, C, D...), 2 lowercase letters (a, b, c, d...), 2 numbers (1, 2, 3, 4...) and 2 special characters (!,@,#,$...). Note that DoD guidelines for creating your own password are identified on the right side of the page.
Generate a password automatically by clicking the Generate Password button. The system generates a 15-character password for you and displays it in the New Password field. Note that the automatically generated password contains the appropriate combination of characters as outlined below. If you prefer to return to the password entry fields and enter your own password, click the Enter own password button.
Tips for Creating a Password
Try creating a password by using the first letter from each word in a sentence. For example:
TVPO EventPLUS passwords must meet DoD guidelines as outlined above. In addition to these guidelines, users cannot use a password that has been previously associated with their account.
Having trouble coming up with a password that meets the requirements? Try the technique outlined below.
Create a password by using the first letter from each word in a sentence. For example:
1. To be or not to be, that is the question: tbontbtitq
2. Capitalize two of the letters: TbontbtitQ
3. Add at least 2 numbers and 2 special characters: TbontbtitQ475$&