Setting up and using Two-factor authentication

What is two-factor authentication?

Two-factor authentication ensures school staff are the only people who can access their accounts using a code generated on their phone, even if someone else knows their Arbor password.

We use Google Authenticator as our two-factor authentication provider, which is free of charge.

As part of two-factor authentication, you can use IP whitelisting to allow staff to log into the MIS from the school's IP address without needing to complete the second step of the two-factor authentication.

Who can set up these features?

You'll need the School: Permissions: View and either the Staff: User Details: Administer or School: General Admin: Administer permissions.

The Guides

We have different guides available, depending on whether you would like to set up Single sign-on (with two-factor authentication), or just two-factor authentication. 

To download and view the guide for Two-factor authentication, click the link below.

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