The password of the university student and staff user account as well as of a temporary UFO user account must be changed at least once a year. You get the reminder to your e-mail if you have not changed your password during the year. When you are planning a new password, check out the instruction: […]» How to change your university account’s password (UO)
Tag archive: MFA
The university systems used by web browser have mostly shifted to use Azure authentication and a unified login method. This effectively means logging into university systems with your long username (MS account) and password, as well as securing the login by your phone. However, the exception is the electronic examination system Exam, which does not […]» Sign in systems with the university user account (UO)
Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is in use for people from other organisations, 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 OneDrive […]» MFA with a guest user account
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 […]» 2-factor/multi-factor authentication (2FA, MFA) protects your account from unauthorized access
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 […]» Why isn’t MS Office 365 login or MFA always required?
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 […]» Multi-factor authentication MFA (UO)