SSO Login and Duo Security MFA for Google Workspace

Beginning in the Fall 2021 Semester, Rice will be utilizing SSO and Duo multi-factor authentication (MFA) to protect our Google Workspace environment. Affected services include Gmail, Google Calendar, Drive, and Photos.

Step 1:  If you have not already done so, enroll your mobile device in Duo. The KB article for that process can be found here: Duo Enrollment Guide (rice.edu)

 

Step 2.  Sign into the Google Workspace resource that you want to access using your NetID@rice.edu identity. If you have not logged into Google Workspace before, this KB article can get you started: Google Workspace for Education (rice.edu)

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Step 3. You will be redirected to the Rice SSO site. Please provide your NetID and password and hit the Login button.

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Step 4.  A prompt will appear notifying you to authenticate with Duo. You can elect to receive a push message or phone call, or you can use the Duo app to generate a 6-digit code. Push is the preferred method.
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Step 5. Within a few seconds, you will receive a push notification to your enrolled device. Select “Approve” to complete the process.
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You should now have access to your Google Workspace resource.



See Also:

Core Apps vs. Consumer Apps: Google application that are included in Google Workspace

Access Applications in Google Workspace: How to access any Core App

Access Rice Google Mail: Utilize Rice Google Mail account