Office 365 MFA

Office 365 MFA

When you log in using Microsoft MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication), you will be asked to authenticate your identity using a second factor, either a cell number, alternate authentication phone, or by using the Microsoft Authenticator App on your cell phone.

Here is how it works

Step 1:

On the day your account has been activated for MFA, visit and sign in with your myRedDragon username and password. Then click Sign in. A page that asks for more information will be displayed. Then click Next.

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Step 2:

Secure your account by adding security verification. You will use the verification method you select to verify your account every time you log in to your email. You can change/edit/add options for your verification methods if needed.

MFA Setup Method 1

1. Start by getting the Microsoft Authenticator app on your mobile phone or tablet. To find an authenticator app, search for Microsoft Authenticator in your app store and follow the directions on your mobile phone or tablet for installing the app. (If you are setting up MFA using your mobile device, you can utilize the download now option on the screen to open your app store.) After you finish installing the app, click Next

Setup authenticator

2. Open the Microsoft Authenticator app on your mobile phone or tablet. As instructed, select Add account and then select Work or school account. Then, click Next.

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Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is a security technology that helps protect your SUNY Cortland account. It confirms your identity when you log in to Cortland systems.