Logging in to IRIDA

After an administrator or manager has created a user account for you in IRIDA, you’ll be able to log in.

Logging in for the first time

After a manager or administrator has created a user account for you, you’ll receive an e-mail with instructions about how to access IRIDA:

User welcome e-mail.

To log in to IRIDA for the first time, click on the “Activate Account” link.

The first thing that you’re required to do when you access IRIDA is to create a password for your account:

Create password.

As in the system introduction, passwords must:

After you enter a new password you should automatically be redirected to the main IRIDA dashboard:

IRIDA main dashboard

Once you’ve logged in, you can proceed to the dashboard overview page.

Logging in after your first login

Logging in after you have created a password is simple. Navigate to the IRIDA URL provided in your welcome e-mail (you should bookmark this URL!):

IRIDA login screen.

Enter the username provided in the e-mail and the password you selected the first time you logged in. After logging in you will be automatically directed to the main IRIDA dashboard:

IRIDA main dashboard.

Once you’ve logged in, you can proceed to the dashboard overview page.

Resetting your password

If you have forgotten your IRIDA password, you can have IRIDA reset your password. From the login page, click on the “Reset Password” link:

IRIDA login screen, password reset highlighted.

You will be required to enter the e-mail address associated with your IRIDA account:

Password reset page.

Enter your e-mail address and click the “Reset Password” button. You will then see a confirmation that your password reset request has been e-mailed to you, so check your inbox. When the e-mail arrives, you can click on the “Create New Password” link:

Password reset request e-mail.

You can then change your password:

Create password.

As in the system overview, passwords must:

After you enter a new password you should automatically be redirected to the main IRIDA dashboard:

IRIDA main dashboard

Once you’ve logged in, you can proceed to the dashboard overview page.

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