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How to change your Floridadep network password remotely

Have you ever tried to login to https://Outlook.office365.com from home only to discover your password has expired and there is no way to change it? No problem, this document will provide you with step-by- step instructions on how to change your password; whether it's expired or you just need to reset it prior to expiration.

How to reset your expired network (Floridadep) password

1. Go to https://remotedesktop.dep.state.fl.us

2. The DEP remote work resources connection screen will be displayed. You will be prompted to provide the following:

  • In the domain\user name field type in: FloridaDEP\Your Username, example FloridaDep\Coyote_W.
    Note:  In order to login you must prefix your username with Floridadep\.
  • Type in your FloridaDEP password. This is the password you use to log into your computer each day.
  • Security options – Public vs Private
    • This is a public or shared computer.  If you are connecting to the remote desktop website using a computer in a public library, or from a computer that is shared by others, click This is a public or shared computer.
    • This is a private computer.  If you are using a work computer assigned to you that you do not share with other people, click This is a private computer.
  • Click on Sign In.
    If your password has expired, you will prompted to change it. Click on the link (as displayed below) provided to change your password.

3. Changing your password:

  • Domain\Username: Type in Floridadep\your username (example: Floridadep\Coyote_W).
  • Password: Type in your current (expired) Floridadep password. Tab down to the New Password field and type in your new Floridadep password.
  • Tab down to the Confirm New Password field and retype your new password.
  • Click on the Submit button.

NOTE: Floridadep passwords will expire every 60 days. DEP uses strong passwords for logging into the network. Passwords must be at least 8 characters and contain three of the four requirements:

  • Lower case letters
  • Upper case letters
  • Numbers
  • And/or special characters (i.e. $, #, @,etc.)

4. Upon successful password reset, you will receive the following confirmation window.

How to change your network password remotely (not expired)

1. Go to https://remotedesktop.dep.state.fl.us

2. Click on the Click Here to reset your password link displayed below

3. Changing your password:

  • Domain\Username: Type in Floridadep\your username (example: Floridadep\Coyote_W).
  • Password: Type in current (expired) Floridadep password.
  • Tab down to the New Password field and type in your new Floridadep password.
  • Tab down to the Confirm New Password field and retype your new password.
  • Click on the Submit button.

NOTE: Floridadep passwords will expire every 60 days. DEP uses strong passwords for logging into the network. Passwords must be at least 8 characters and contain three of the four requirements:

  • Lower case letters
  • Upper case letters
  • Numbers
  • And/or special characters (i.e. $, #, @,etc.)

4. Upon successful password reset, you will receive the following confirmation window.

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November 7, 2017 - 10:14am

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