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 LanSchool Air 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.



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