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How to Log In

*Note: If your organization purchased Asset Essentials on July 17th, 2019 or later, you will need to view: Creating an Account and Logging In on the new Dude Universal Login platform.


*Note: If your organization is using SSO (single sign on) for user authentication, your login experience may be different. If you are having difficulty logging in using SSO or you are unsure whether your organization utilizes SSO for their Dude Solutions products, please contact your technology help desk for assistance.

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  • Enter your login link. Your login link is a url that is specific to your organization and will resemble the following format: *Note: If you do not know your login link, please contact your account administrator.
  • Enter your user name in the Login field.
  • Enter your Password.
  • Click the Login button.



  • If this is your first time logging into Asset Essentials, you may be asked for your email address. Enter your Email in the pop-up box.
  • Enter a security Question. This is a required field that is used when retrieving your password if you forget it.
  • Enter the Answer to your security question. You will need to be able provide this answer to your security question when resetting your password. *Note: This field is not case-sensitive.


Resetting your Password

  • On the login page, click the Forgot login or password link.
  • Enter your Login name or Email address associated with your account in the pop-up window.
  • Click the Retrieve button.



  • Answer the security question that was set up when you first logged into your account. *Note: Dude Solutions does not have access to security question answers. Please contact your account administrator to manually reset your password if you are unable to provide the answer for your security question.
  • Click Submit. An email with a temporary password will be sent to you.



  • Check your email for the temporary password.



  • Click the Asset Essentials link in the email to return to the login page.
  • Enter your user name, the temporary password, and click Login.
  • You will be prompted to change your password.
  • Enter the temporary password in the Old Password field.
  • Enter your new password into both the New password and Confirm new password fields. *Note: A valid password should be 6-20 characters in length and has at least one character that is a capital letter (A-Z), a lowercase letter (a-z), a number (0-9), as well as a special character (!@#$%^&*).
  • Click Update to change your password and access Asset Essentials.


How to Bookmark your Login Link

Each organization using Asset Essentials has a unique URL (web address) to access their software. The easiest way to access Asset Essentials is to create a 'favorite' or 'bookmark' in your favorite web browser. Below are instructions for creating a favorite or bookmark in a few of the most common browsers.