Gaining Access

To access Sitecore, you will need a Sitecore account. Credentials will be provided upon completion of a Sitecore training.
Accessing Sitecore
1. Navigate to the Sitecore Log in screen at https://authoring.ct.egov.com/sitecore/login.

2. Select the State Agency User Login button. The User Name and Password fields will not work.

Sitecore Login Screen

3. At the Microsoft login screen, select the 'Use Another Account' option to enter your Sitecore username.

  • Username format for most users will be, "firstname.lastname@ct.egov.com".
Use another account login screen


4. At the next screen, enter your Sitecore password.

Login Password Screen

5. You will then be asked if you want to stay signed in. Select either Yes or No.

  • If you select Yes, your username will be saved and you will not need to enter it the next time you log in.
  • If you select no, you will be prompted to enter your username the next time you log in.

Login Keep Signed In Screen


6. Once logged in, you will be directed to either your Agency website landing page or the Sitecore Experience Platform, depending upon your role.

 

 

 

Forgot Password
  1. From the Sitecore login screen, select the Forgot your Password? link
    OR visit https://egov.ct.gov/UserMgmt/Login.aspx and select the Forgot Password? link.
    Sitecore Login Screen

  2. Enter your email address and the reCaptcha challenge picture words.
    • The refresh icon gives you a new challenge picture words.
    • The audio icon speaks out the challenge picture words.
    Forgot Password
  3. Select the Send Password button and an email will be sent to you with a link to the User Management System to create a new password.
  4. Enter your new password in both fields. Passwords must
    • have at least a special character, such as !@#$%^&*()
    • have at least one number
    • be at least eight characters
      Password Reset Screen
  5. Select the Reset Password button.
  6. You will be prompted with a success screen when both passwords match and meet all requirements.
    • A confirmation email will also be sent to your email address.
      Password Reset Success

Newly changed or reset passwords can take up to 30 minutes to begin working.

Change Password

Sitecore passwords expire every 90 days. If your password does not change within that time, you will start receiving an email daily 14 days prior the expiration date containing a link to change your password.

  1. Go to https://egov.ct.gov/UserMgmt/Login.aspx.
  2. Enter your username and password and select the Log In button.
    Sitecore Users: Do not include "@ct.egov.com" within the username
    Sitecore Login Screen
  3. Select Change Password under the Account Maintenance topic.
    Change Password Dashboard Screen
  4. Enter your current password and then a new password.
  5. Select the Change Password button.
    Change Password Screen
  6. You will be prompted with a success screen when both passwords match and meet all requirements.
    • A confirmation email will also be sent to your email address.
      Password Reset Success

Newly changed or reset passwords can take up to 30 minutes to begin working.


Still have problems logging in? Visit our Customer Support page or contact your Agency System Administrator for support.