Change the tamper protection password

Important If a management console is used to administer Sophos Endpoint Security and Control on this computer, it may override any changes you make here.

You must be a member of the SophosAdministrator group to change the tamper protection password.

To change the tamper protection password:

  1. If you haven’t already authenticated yourself, and the Configure tamper protection option on the Home page is unavailable, follow the instructions in Enter the tamper protection password to configure the software before proceeding to step 2.
  2. On the Home page, under Tamper protection, click Configure tamper protection.
    For information about the Home page, see About the Home page.
  3. In the Tamper Protection Configuration dialog box, click Change under the Password box.
  4. In the Tamper Protection Password dialog box, enter and confirm a new password.
    Tip The password should be at least eight characters long and contain numbers and mixed-case letters.