Setting a password for a module

You can optionally set a password for each module in ChurchSuite, adding a further layer of security to the data within a module. Additionally, and since Administrators ordinarily have access to all modules, a module password enables you to restrict Administrator access to a module unless they know the module password. For example, you may have Administrator users who you wish to have full oversight of your ChurchSuite account but for whom you'd like to restrict access to the Giving module, where giver and donation data may be considered confidential. With a module password, you can ensure that only those with the module password access that confidential data. A module password applies to all users, regardless of the site or sites they may have access to - it's not a site-specific module password.

These passwords are quick and easy to set up, so let's get started! In this example, we'll set a password on the Giving module; however, the principle is identical for all the other modules.

Setting the module password

For each module to be secured, head into the module's settings via the cogwheel icon in the top-right corner of the module. On the Module options tab, click Edit to make changes to the module Password status.

On the Module Password pop-up, change the setting from Disabled to Enabled and enter the New Password and the Confirm Password that you would like to use for this module. A password Strength and Password Criteria indicator is provided to help you create a secure password. Click Save once you're happy with your selection.

After saving your new module password, you will need to log out and back into ChurchSuite for the change takes effect. Once you have done this, attempt to access the module. If the previous steps have been completed correctly you will be immediately asked to enter the module Password and will not be able to access the module until you do so correctly.

If you wish to change or disable a module password, return to the Module options. You'll be asked to enter the current module password to confirm the changes.

What if I've forgotten a module password?

For security reasons, a forgotten module password cannot be reset by a User. However, if you enable "support access" for your ChurchSuite account and contact ChurchSuite Support with a note of the module name, we can reset the module password for you. Note that we may require a confirmation from your designated Account Contact or an identifiable module user.

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