Issue: I want to change my user's password for logging onto my MacinCloud server.


Cause: You may wish to change your MacinCloud server password to something more familiar to you. Note that you cannot change your username. 


Solution: There are two different ways to change your password, depending on your subscription type.


1. For Managed and Pay-As-You-Go users

  • Log onto the server
  • Open 'Finder'
  • Click on the 'Applications' tab
  • Open the 'Utilities' folder
  • Open 'Terminal'
  • In Terminal, type "passwd" (Without quotations)
  • Enter the new desired password


2. For Dedicated users

  • Log onto your server
  • Open "System Preferences"
  • Click on "Users & Groups"
  • Click "Change Password..." for your user
  • Follow the instructions in the pop-up to change your password 


If you ever forget your password and need it reset to its default, please contact our Support Staff