Page created: 3 Jun 2020 |
Page updated: 29 Nov 2020
Setup your YubiKey to use as a preferred authentication method for Windows login.
If you are accessing Windows login through a virtual machine (VM), before pairing your YubiKey make sure your VM is configured to recognize a USB device.
Sign on to your Windows machine.
The PingID registration window displays.Note:
Until you have successfully completed the registration process, you cannot minimize the PingID registration window. If you close the window, you are automatically redirected back to the sign on page.
- Click I want to use a different authentication method.
In the Alternative Authentication window, select
Authenticate with YubiKey. Click
The Alternative Authentication window displays, prompting your YubiKey Setup and verification.
Insert the YubiKey into your computer USB port. Tap the YubiKey.
Make sure the Alternative Authentication window is the active window on your machine.A one-time passcode (OTP) is automatically generated and inserted into the YubiKey Setup window and Verify is selected automatically.
The next time you sign on to your Windows machine, account, or app:
- Enter a YubiKey OTP.
- Press your YubiKey button to generate the OTP.
- Click Sign On to authenticate and sign on.