I don’t want to use a personal device for my Second Factor, what can I do?

I don’t want to use a personal device for my Second Factor, what can I do?

Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff & students

If you don't wish to use your personal device for Multi-Factor Authentication you should follow these guidelines:

If you have a corporate phone or tablet:

Configure this device to perform MFA - find out how...

If you have a corporate laptop, but no corporate phone or tablet:

Use the Virtual Desktop Service (VDS) on the corporate laptop for external access to a University Desktop through which you can access Office 365 services without MFA.

If you have not been issued any corporate device:

To be issued with a corporate device for external email access a business case will need to be made via your Line Manager, alternatively you can use the Virtual Desktop Service (VDS).


Please note, that while the Virtual Desktop Service is currently omitted from MFA, however this will change in the future.

 

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