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How to add Multi factor Authentication (MFA) to your Remote Logon for Your Computer

  1. Choose which MFA app you wish to install on your phone
  2. Let CMIT know that you want MFA turned onto your account

Email help@cmitstamford.com

OR

If you have unlimited Help Desk – Stamford call 203-595-9091 option 1 / Hartford 860-2648 option 1

 

  1. Use this guide to setup up MFA on your Remote Logon account
  2. Logon for the first time using your MFA app

 

Guide to Accessing your Client User portal with Multi factor Authentication

To log into the itsupport247 portal to remotely access your computer, you will soon be required to use a Multifactor Authentication app.  The easiest way to set this up is by downloading either Authy, or Microsoft Authenticator App on to your phone.  If you have a different MFA app you’d like to use please email or call us and we can see if it’s supported.

 

When this security feature is activated, you will see the screen below when you attempt to login to the itsupport247 portal


 

Microsoft Authenticator App

Download the Microsoft Authenticator app for Android or iOS.

Download the Microsoft Authenticator app

Open the app on your iOS or Android mobile device.

Select Add Account in the app.

Click to Add account in the Microsoft Authenticator app

Select Account Type (work) and click OK to give the Authenticator app camera access.

Scan the barcode from the Set Up Authenticator wizard that appears in the itsupport247 Portal. An option also exists the enter the code manually if desired.

Figure 16: Point the camera toward the barcode in the ITSupport Portal and then enter the 6 digit code from the Authenticator App.

Instructions to set up your Authy App

Download the Authy app for Android or iOS.AUthy

 

Open the app on your iOS or Android mobile device.

Select Add Account in the app.

Authy-add account

click OK to give the Authenticator app camera access.

Scan the barcode from the Set Up Authenticator wizard that appears in the itsupport247 Portal. An option also exists to enter the code manually if desired.

 

New Login Sequence

When setup is complete, the ITSupport Portal login sequence will be updated. From the Access ITSupport247 Account screen, the new login sequence will be:

  1. Enter Email ID.
  2. Enter Password.
  3. Click the Log In button to advance the window to a new screen and trigger a one-time password code generated to the user’s Google Authenticator app.
  4. Enter the code from the app and click Submit OTP Code.