Duo Security is a multi-factor authentication tool used by the University of Vermont to protect sensitive information. Upon logging into a Duo-protected site, you will be required to perform an additional authentication step via Push notification to a smart phone or tablet, SMS text, or phone call. To use Duo you must enroll a device to act as your second authentication factor. Please use the guides below to enroll the device s that best suits your needs. Enterprise Technology Services recommends enrolling at least two devices. There are five physical devices that you can use to provide the second factor of two-step authentication. Each device has one or more authentication methods available. Expand the toggle below to view all supported devices and authentication methods.
Activating Offline Access with Duo Mobile
Activating Offline Access with a Security Key
Duo Security is now a part of Cisco. About Cisco. This is critical to support users whose job requires them to be temporarily offline, but who still need to perform 2FA to log in to their Windows computer. See our previous blog posts on the subject here and here. We also hosted a heavily-attended customer webinar, recorded here , where we addressed many common customer questions. This has the advantage of being very familiar for users who already use the OTP option in the Duo Mobile app on a regular basis. Watch how passcodes work with Duo Mobile in this video:.
Duo Mobile App
Duo provides offline authentication options for times when you lack cell service or when using 2FA could cause you to incur extra cellphone charges, such as when you are traveling internationally. NOTE: In order to take advantage of the options below, be sure to register your device s for use with your 2FA account including, if applicable, downloading and installing the Duo Mobile App on your smartphone before you begin your travel. You can request single-use passcodes directly from the Duo Mobile app, even when your mobile device is in airplane mode or lacks cell service. If you do not have the Duo Mobile App installed on a mobile device, you can request a batch of passcodes to be sent via text message to your cellphone before you depart for your travel. You will need to request the passcodes before you leave, or while in an area with cell service, as you will need a cell connection to receive the text message on your phone. Duo Mobile App Smartphones and Tablets You can request single-use passcodes directly from the Duo Mobile app, even when your mobile device is in airplane mode or lacks cell service. Simply open the app and tap the Passcode button. It may also simply contain an image of a key.
When traveling, most people can use the Duo Mobile app on a smartphone or tablet. Even if you don't have a cellular or WiFi connection, the app can generate a passcode. See these how-to videos:. Duo offers multiple options to meet your needs when traveling. You may be able to use your regular Duo two-factor option if you need to log in to a two-factor protected system while traveling. Or you may, however, need to use alternative options depending on your preferred option and your travel plans. Attention Michigan Medicine!