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Password (Command Line)

Visual Studio 2005

Sets the password for the current user. For definitions of the command options, see Command Options in this Help system.

Security noteSecurity Note

Do not use the same password for your operating system password and your Visual SourceSafe password. If you use the same password, and a hacker finds that one password, the hacker can use your identity to access the operating system and all programs.

ss Password [-H] [-?]

Any Visual SourceSafe user can use this command. Visual SourceSafe will prompt for the user name and password.

Triggers the password prompt:

ss Password

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