Since this is your first login,
you are advised to chan0ge the password from what has been
assigned to you. In general it is good idea to change the
password from time to time, especially if you suspect that
someone has found it out.
The guidelines suggested here will
help you to choose a password which will be difficult to crack.
After you have chosen a password
for yourself and are ready to change it, select option 6 from the
You will get the screen asking you
to type your Old Password. After entering the Old Password, the
system at VSNL will ask you to enter your New Password and press
<enter>. Then it will request you to retype your New
Password, again. After you have entered the password the second
time, the job is over, and you have a new password of your
for choosing a password:
Most people choose their password
for its convenience. Unfortunately, what is convenient for them
is convenient also for a hacker. Systems managers all over the
world believe that 80% of computer break-ins are caused by poor
Passwords are cracked by computer
programs which use a dictionary of common words. So to make a
password difficult to crack, pick a password which:
Some people find it difficult to
pick a password of this type, which they can also remember.
However, you have no alternative, if you don't want a hacker to
break your password.
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