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How to Enable Multifactor Authentication for Mac

Important: Do not enable MFA for OS X if the system is already using or has configured another multifactor service or authentication plugin. Doing so could cause adverse results; up to and including being unable to access the system. 

Note: MFA only affects the OS login screen. Filevault decryption, screen saver, lock screen, etc.. are not affected by this setting.

  1. Navigate to the Systems list in the Administrator Portal
  2. Select the system details then choose to enable Multifactor Authentication


     
  3. Users must obtain an application to generate TOTP tokens and validate their TOTP key. Once done, users will see a modified login window that will prompt for a token:



Multi-Factor Authentication for Macs | JumpCloud Tutorial

 

Last Updated: Jul 10, 2017 02:31PM MDT

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