Multi-factor Authentication

Multi-factor authentication (aka, MFA) is a way to improve on traditional userid and password security by also requiring pass code entry or authentication from a secondary device, such as a phone, tablet or hardware token associated with your NetID. As of July 1, 2016 MFA becomes mandatory for use of the Duke@Work website. Work at Duke is used for clearing receipts, viewing pay stubs and other financial activity. To perform MFA enrollment, visit the OIT link below, review the page, then proceed to the page's Enroll Here link in the highlight box:

After enrolling, you should register one or more devices to use with MFA. To manage your MFA life after enrollment there are two key links:

The links above cover the how to aspects. The notes below are contextual to help a bit in understanding MFA complexity.

Devices

Pass Codes

Pass codes are generated in various ways and are typed or pasted into the Enter pass code or insert YubiKey® option of the Duke Sign In screen.

Multi-factor Nuances


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