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Change EZ-Backup Password (Mac)

This article applies to: EZ-Backup


  1. Start up the TSM Tools for Administrators application, which you'll find in the Tivoli Storage Manager folder in your Applications folder.
  2. If prompted, enter your Mac admin password (not your EZ-Backup password).
  3. Under Which application, select Tivoli Storage Manager, then click OK.
  4. If prompted, enter your current EZ-Backup password.
  5. From the Utilities menu, select Change Password.
  6. As prompted, type in your current password, then your new password twice.
  7. Click Change.

A Tivoli Storage Manager password can be up to 63 characters. Valid characters are:

  • Letters A through Z (uppercase and lowercase are treated the same; these passwords are not case-sensitive)
  • Numerals 0 through 9
  • Most symbols:

    ~  `  !  @  #  $  %  ^  &  *  _  -  +  =
    |  ( )  { }  [ ]  :  ;  <  >  ,  .  ?  /

    (not double quotes, single quotes, backslash)

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