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Sign in systems with the university user account (UO)

– 14.6.2022

The university systems used by web browser have mostly shifted or will be migrated during 2022 to use Azure authentication and a unified login method. This effectively means logging into university systems with your long username and password, as well as securing the login by your phone. However, the exception is the electronic examination system […]

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MFA with a guest user account

– 9.2.2022

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) will be introduced during February 2022 for external persons who collaborate with the University of Oulu or Oamk using our Microsoft 365 environment. This applies e.g. to people who have been invited to join our Teams or who have access to a shared content, such as files, on Oulu University or Oamk […]

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2-factor/multi-factor authentication (2FA, MFA) protects your account from unauthorized access

– 4.1.2022

2-Factor/Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) prevents unauthorized access to you account. In practice, MFA means you need to verify your login attempt on another device: Typically it is done with a mobile phone, that is connected to the user profile. Another example for verification is a separate key code list; this was a common way for online […]

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Why isn’t MS Office 365 login or MFA always required?

– 3.1.2022

When you log into a MS Office 365 service, why isn’t a login always required? You may have noticed that sometimes, you can access a service without giving your username and password, while sometimes you are asked for them: In some cases, the login can be automatic if you have already logged in to another […]

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Multi-factor authentication MFA (UO)

– 9.12.2021

The main purpose of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is to prevent the abuses of the user accounts. In practice MFA means that you verify, in other words approve your sign-ins on the phone, which has been connected with MFA. Because your phone is needed for the verification, no external quarter is able to abuse your user […]

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