Learn how to manage your passwords and preferences.

Managing Your Password

You can change your password. You can reset a forgotten password if your account is managed by Wavefront, for example, during a trial.

Changing Your Password

To change your password:

  1. Log in to your Wavefront instance.
  2. Click the gear icon on the task bar and select your username.
  3. Click the Change Password link and make the change.

Resetting a Forgotten Password

To reset a forgotten password:

  1. Browse to your Wavefront instance URL and click the Forgot Password link.
  2. Follow the prompts to reset the password.

Configuring User Preferences and Viewing Permissions

In your user profile, you can configure several preferences and view your permissions. If you can’t perform certain tasks such as user management, you might not have permissions.

  1. Click the gear icon on the task bar and select your username. Your user profile displays.
  2. Change preferences in the User Information section.
  3. View the permissions assigned to your account in the Permissions section.
  4. To request additional permissions, contact the Wavefront administrator at your site or a user with User Management permission.