Password Policy Requirements

  • Keep your password confidential
  • Do not keep your password on paper or in a plain text format
  • Create a password that is at least 8 characters in length
  • Create a password that contains at least one character from these 3 categories:
    • English upper case characters (A-Z)
    • English lower case characters (a-z)
    • Base 10 digits (0-9)
  • Choose a password that is different from your 5 previous passwords
  • Change your password at least once every 90 days
  • Log off or lock your computer with password protection when you leave your desk
  • Do not use your first or last name as part of your password
  • Do not use your user ID as part of your password
  • Do not share your login information with anyone
  • Do not use the same password for your LDH account as for non-LDH accounts
  • You are only permitted to change your password once within 24 hours

Changing your password using the DHHNet SharePoint web page

  1. Click on this link to go to the https://dhhnet.dhh.la.gov/Pages/ChangePassword.aspx
  2. It will prompt them to enter their DHH creds.  (If you do not know your current LDH credentials or it is already disabled, you will have to call 225-219-6900, option 1, then option4 to have your account reset)
  3. Enter your current password into the "Old Password" field
  4. Enter your new password into the "New Password" field
  5. Enter your new password again into the "Confirm new Password" field
  6. Click on the "Change Password" button to change your password