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  • Descriptive Info

    • Authentication GuestIDs are stored in CornellAD and all supported methods, such as NTLM v.20 and Kerberos, can be used to authenticate against CornellAD. Authorization By...
    • Guests of the university who are issued GuestIDs are required to agree to an acceptable-use policy. Cornell employees who administer GuestIDs are required to do so in accordance with university policy.
    • Password Change or Forgotten Password Guests can change their GuestID password, or recover a lost password.  Forgotten passwords may also be reset by contacting the...
    • GuestID Identifier GuestIDs use the following format convention: gid-lastnamefirstinitialmiddleinitial Examples: gid-nelsonwh gid-schmertzpq If a...
    • Reporting It is possible to compile statistics and information on GuestIDs and their associated authorizations from the GuestID System. Access to the reporting capabilities of the GuestID...
    • Different types of electronic IDs are used at Cornell to meet the needs and requirements of different groups and situations. Three that are commonly used are NetID, Sponsored NetID, and GuestID....

    For CornellAD Admins

    • When a guest uses the Request a GuestID process, and follows the directions in the confirmation email they then receive, an email message is automatically sent to the people authorized to approve...
    • Here are the options for OU administrators who need to create multiple GuestIDs. All work; none of them is perfect. Follow the procedure for creating a GuestID as many times as...
    • In order to enable the self-request process for GuestIDs or on-demand GuestID creation process, you must create a Guest-Only group in CornellAD. When a guest requests an ID, they will...
    • This page is for OU administrators; only OU administrators (and others with administrative rights) can create GuestIDs. If you are a guest and want to request a GuestID for yourself...
    • There are two ways to create a GuestID. An OU administrator can create the object (GuestID) in CornellAD and give it membership in the appropriate group(s). (How do I - as an...
    • When secure, authenticated remote access to a campus resource is needed, GuestIDs may be used with a departmental Virtual Private Network (VPN.) GuestID VPN will only work under the following...

    For Guests

    • You can change your GuestID password or recover a forgotten password. Visit the GuestID Password Manager page.
    • A GuestID provides access to some Cornell services. GuestIDs are available only to people with legitimate need for access. You need the exact name of the CornellAD Group from an...
    • When secure, authenticated remote access to a campus resource is needed, GuestIDs may be used with a departmental Virtual Private Network (VPN.) GuestID VPN will only work under the following...