What is a Duo Hardware Token?

Overview

Faculty, staff and students must enroll in Duo Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) to access the VPN and to gain access to Bannerweb off campus.  A project is currently in process to require Duo MFA to access University email, as well.  All faculty, staff, and current students must use Duo MFA for University email access by 11/1/2022.

Hardware tokens are an option that can be used for Duo MFA if you don't have a mobile device that the Duo App can be installed on. 

Details / Instructions

Duo Hardware Token

If a user has a mobile device that runs iOS or Android, the easiest option is to use that device by installing and enrolling the Duo App. It is free and available from both the Apple (iTunes) and Android (Google Play) app stores.  However, if a user does not have a mobile device that supports the Duo App, they can contact the Help Desk to receive and enroll one free Duo hardware token. 

If a user wants a Duo hardware token to replace a lost/stolen token or as a backup for their mobile device, one can be purchased at the University Spider Shop. 

Token Registration

Before a token can be used with Duo, it must be enrolled. See How to Enroll in Duo for instructions. 

Details

Article ID: 83321
Created
Thu 7/18/19 10:09 AM
Modified
Wed 5/25/22 2:31 PM

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