Enabling Two-Factor Authentication

Enabling Two-Factor Authentication

Early Access: To request this feature be enabled for your LanSchool Air organization, please contact the Customer Success team.

Overview

Site Admins can enable two-factor authentication for other site admins or teachers. This provides extra account security beyond using a username and password. This is a recommended setting to enable for LanSchool Air Site Admins.

Enabling Two-Factor Authentication

  1. As a Site Admin, log into LanSchool Air.
  2. Click on the menu at the top left and go to Settings.
  3. Click on People.



  4. Click on the Actions menu next to a Site Admin or Instructor.
    Two-Factor Authentication can only be enabled as a per-user setting.

  5. Click on Edit.



  6. Toggle on 2-Factor Authentication.
  7. Select Done.


Two-factor Authentication is not available for Azure AD accounts.

Setting up Two-Factor Authentication

Once two-factor authentication is enabled for the user account, log into LanSchool Air.

After entering the password, a prompt with a QR code will appear. The QR code will need to be scanned with an authenticator app of your choice such as Google Authenticator. 

Once the code has been scanned with the authenticator app, click Next.



Enter the numbers that appear on the authenticator app and click Verify.

Users can click on Remember this device to allow subsequent log ins without two-factor authentication. This setting is only valid for 7 days before being prompted for two-factor authentication again.



    • Related Articles

    • Managing Instructors and Site Admin Accounts

      Overview When your LanSchool Air organization is first created, it contains a single user account. This account is assigned the Site Admin role. One of the primary tasks of the Site Admin is to invite other users to use LanSchool Air. These users can ...
    • Mass Deploying LanSchool Air for Chromebook Student

      This guide walks site administrators through the process of deploying the LanSchool Air app to students using Chromebooks and getting LanSchool Air ready for instructors to use. For information on installing the LanSchool Air app to Windows or Mac ...
    • Using Device Carts

      Overview Device carts are class rosters, created by an admin, that contain a group of devices. These devices are typically Windows or Mac devices that belong to a physical cart or physical classroom like a computer lab. Any LanSchool Air Site Admin ...
    • LanSchool Air Setup Guide

      Who Should Use this Guide? LanSchool Air site administrators responsible for installing LanSchool Air on student devices, configuring admin settings, and inviting instructors. What Does This Guide Cover? This guide provides instructions for: ...
    • Importing Class Rosters from Clever

      Overview LanSchool Air supports using Clever as a source for class rosters. With Clever integration, instructors will not need to manually create classes and manually add students to their class rosters. Instructors can still create their own classes ...
    • Popular Articles

    • Viewing Student Client Status

      Overview If a student device is appearing as offline, check the status of LanSchool Air client installed on the student's device to make sure it's provisioned and connected. To see the current status of the student client, open the LanSchool Air chat ...
    • Using Web Limiting

      Overview To block troublesome or distracting websites or limit students to a select few websites pertinent to the class, use the Web Limiting feature in LanSchool Air. There is currently no limit on the number of URLs that can be added to the block ...
    • Mass Deploying LanSchool Air for Chromebook Student

      This guide walks site administrators through the process of deploying the LanSchool Air app to students using Chromebooks and getting LanSchool Air ready for instructors to use. For information on installing the LanSchool Air app to Windows or Mac ...
    • Controlling Student Browser Tabs

      Overview Controlling browser tabs is currently supported for students using Chromebooks. Students on Windows or macOS devices will only display the most recently viewed website. In List View, you have added controls over tabs on a student's screen. ...
    • Using Blank Screen

      Overview LanSchool Air's customizable Blank Screen feature enables you to push a Blank Screen to your students' computers. When you enable Blank Screen, students are not able to view or listen to anything on their device until the Blank Screen is ...
    • Recent Articles

    • Closing Student Applications

      Overview Instructors can view a list of students' running applications and can force close distracting applications on students' Windows or MacOS devices. This feature can help instructors keep students on task during class. App closing is not ...
    • Excluding Students from Class

      Overview If a student is absent from class or otherwise does not need to be monitored, an instructor can choose to exclude them from the class session. Excluding a student will temporarily remove them from the classroom view and any commands issued ...
    • Enabling Two-Factor Authentication

      Early Access: To request this feature be enabled for your LanSchool Air organization, please contact the Customer Success team. Overview Site Admins can enable two-factor authentication for other site admins or teachers. This provides extra account ...
    • Scheduling Classes to Dismiss Automatically

      Overview Instructors can set their classes to automatically dismiss the student devices when the class ends.  When a class is started and restrictions are enabled for a group of students, those restrictions will remain in place until the feature is ...
    • Using Co-Teaching

      Overview Instructors can add other instructors to a class to be able to monitor and manage the class together. A co-teacher could be a classroom aid, a substitute, or an administrator. Co-teaching allows multiple instructors to all engage with the ...