UC Davis Information & Educational Technology

IET Account Proxy Program

IET Account Proxy Program

Account proxies are individuals authorized to verify the identities of individuals within their departments for the purpose of password changes requiring tokens.

Becoming a Proxy

To become a proxy, complete and return the Accounts Proxy Registration Form.

Requesting a Password Change Token on Behalf of a User

To request a passphrase change token:

  1. Go to http://accounttools.ucdavis.edu/accountDetective.html
  2. Enter the login ID, email address, employee ID or email ID of the individual requesting a passphrase reset and click SEARCH.
  3. your PRXY permit has been granted, you will see a button below the search results that says Request Passphrase Reset Token. Click to open the request form.
  4. Complete and submit the form.
  5. Both you and the user will receive the passphrase change token via email.

To use the this process, you must be an authorized account proxy with an active PRXY permit.


Contact IT Express at (530) 754-HELP (4357) or ithelp@ucdavis.edu.