To use the PMHC MDS navigate to https://pmhc-mds.net.
The first page you will see is the Home page. The home page shows you the most recent announcements made via the PMHC mailing list.
An announcements archive link is now available on the Home tab under the three most recent announcements - Click View Archive to view all the PMHC MDS announcements.
1.2.1. Accepting an invitation to become a PMHC MDS User¶
To become a PMHC MDS user you will be sent an invitation by email and a verification code via SMS. In order to gain access to the PMHC MDS you will need to accept this invitation within 7 days, by following these steps:
Click on the link contained in the email. You will be shown a page where you will need to input the SMS you have been sent.
Input your verification code.
You will be shown a page where you need to choose a password.
Please note: This is a single use token - please don’t navigate away from this page until you have successfully set your password.
1.2.2. Logging In¶
After navigating to https://pmhc-mds.net/ click the ‘Sign in’ button to login.
You will be presented with a login form. Enter your email address or username and then your password and click ‘Sign in’.
If it is your first time logging in, you will be asked to set a backup email address.
The backup email address is used when resetting your password. If you forget your password an email is sent to both your primary email address and your backup email address. This allows you to regain access to your account in the event that you no longer have access to your primary email address.
Click ‘Set a backup email now.’
You will be shown the manage details page.
Under ‘Manage Security Credentials’ there will be an ‘Email address’ field.
Type in your backup email.
You now need to confirm the email address. You will have been sent an email to the address you specified and an SMS to the mobile phone number we have on record. Please follow the link in the email and enter the code that has been sent to your mobile.
Your backup email is now confirmed.
Navigate back to https://pmhc-mds.net/ and sign in.
What you see once you login will depend upon what Users Roles you have been assigned.
1.2.3. Logging Out¶
Once logged in, logout by:
- Clicking on the button to the right of the menubar that says ‘Logged in as [Name]’.
- A drop down menu will appear.
- Click ‘Logout’.
We highly encourage users to logout once they have completed their tasks.
Please note - the PMHC MDS will automatically log out users after 15 minutes of inactivity. You will see a pop up box that will provide a count down feature prior to automatically logging out the idle user.
1.2.4. Updating your details¶
Once signed in, to edit your details:
- Click on the button to the right of the menubar that says ‘Logged in as [Name]’.
- A drop down menu will appear.
- Click ‘Profile’.
- You will be taken to the Profile Management system.
- Login using your PMHC MDS email/username and password.
You will see the ‘Manage Details’ page.
To update your name, click the ‘Change personal details’ link.
To update your primary email address, click the ‘Change email address’ link.
To update your backup email address, click the ‘Change backup email address link.
To update your mobile phone number, click the ‘Change mobile phone number’ link.
The last section on the page ‘Password lifetime’, tells you when you last changed your password and when it will expire. Passwords have to be changed every 3 months.