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NetID & Access Management

Identity Management is provided through a suite of mission-critical services, which support secure access to Cornell's IT services and systems. Implementing a set of tools, policies, and practices to manage authentication helps safeguard university data and ensures that only authorized users...Read more

Two-Factor Authentication

Two-Step Login adds an extra layer of security to your Cornell NetID and password by requiring:

something you know (your NetID and your password), plus something you have (a physical device, like your phone)

This is called...Read more

The Cornell Groups Management infrastructure provides a way for Cornell IT administrators and others to manage authorization to network resources via CornellAD Groups.

Some examples of how you might use Groups:

Groups can be used with CUWebAuth to allow only members of a specific...Read more

The NetID is the unique electronic identifier in which the password permits secure access to non-public Cornell resources and information. Types of NetIDs include roles such as faculty, employee, student, and alumni.

NetIDs are unique and permanent. The same NetID is never reassigned...Read more

The information in this article is intended for technical staff who create, maintain, and support applications that require authentication. Most Cornell faculty, students, and staff do not need this information.

Shibboleth Identity Provider (IdP) is an open-source implementation of web...Read more

Cornell GuestIDs provide individuals with access to certain services that use central authentication.

GuestIDs grant the lowest level of access, and should be used instead of Sponsored NetIDs whenever possible. Check with your local technical support to determine if a GuestID will...Read more

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