How can I change my Passwort of CIT Account?

Last modified by Aysegül Omus on 2024/02/23 12:29

Change your CIT-Credentials

Note: If you have forgotten your CIT password, you can change it on this page yourself. In our Wiki, you will find instructions for changing the CIT password.

1. Change password

You can change your CIT Credentials password on the Server. (Connect via secure shell) using the command passwd.

1.1 On black boxes in Rechnerhalle

start the terminal 


1.2 On ucentral-Website

First, you need to log on with your RBG Credentials: -> and passwort -> and passwort


Select Change Password in the tab on the left.


Then enter the current password once and the new password twice in the input fields and click Submit.


1.3 Connect to the Server from your Computer via Secure Shell

1.2.1 Linux and Mac OS

Start terminal

ssh <CIT-Login> and give your enter your current password.


1.2.2 Windows

Using Windows you can connect to via a secure shell with the program Putty. Click here

for instructions on how to create an SSH Connection.