Encrypting Data with Guard

Guard Settings

12.7.1. Password management

On the Guard security settings page, you can:

Note: Depending on the configuration, some of those functions might not be available.

How to change the Guard password:

  1. Click on Change password. The Change password window opens.

  2. In the Enter current Guard security password field, enter the password that you have used so far for encrypting your data.

    In the Enter new Guard security password field, enter the password that you want to use for encrypting your data from now on.

    Confirm the password in the Verify new Guard security password field by entering it again.

  3. Click on Change.

How to reset the Guard password:

  1. Click on Reset password. The Reset password window opens.

    Click on Reset.

  2. A new password will be sent to your secondary email address.

    If not having entered a secondary email address, the new password will be sent to your primary email address.

    This new password is now your current Guard security password. You should immediately change this password.

How to change your secondary email address for resetting the password:

  1. Click on Set email address for reset. The Secondary Email Address window opens.

  2. In the Enter current Guard security password field, enter the password that you have used so far for encrypting your data.

    In the Enter new secondary email field, enter the email address that is used for receiving a temporary password for resetting your Guard security password.

    Re-enter the email address in Verify email address.

    Click on Change email address.

How to remove the function for resetting the password:

Warning: If you remove the function for resetting the password, you can no longer reset your password. If you forget your password afterwards, there will be no possibility to decrypt your encrypted data.

  1. Enable Show advanced settings.

    Click on Delete password recovery. The Delete Recovery window opens.

  2. Click the Delete button.

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Parent topic: Guard Settings