How to login to GovCMS

To get to the Login screen of most GovCMS sites, type the site’s URL and add /user on the end. (For many government sites this won't work unless you’re on the internal network.) For example:

Shield protection

Your environment may be protected by Shield authentication, which means you’ll see a popup window with the Username and Password fields. You need to enter the Shield username and password to get to the Login screen.
Note The Shield username and password are distinct from your own individual username and password. If you do not know the Shield login details, contact your site administrator or IT department.

Training Environment Details

In preparation for a training course, you should have received a number of emails providing you with information required throughout the course course. These include:
  1. 1.
    The url for your own personal training environment. This will be similar to
  2. 2.
    The Shield username and password.
  3. 3.
    Three usernames for your environment (One for an 'Admin' account, one for a 'Content Author' account and one for a 'Content Approver' account
You should also have created and saved passwords for each of the above accounts.
If you have not received this information or set and saved your passwords, please notify your trainer.