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Security & IDs

ID Types at Virginia Tech

What is the difference between a PID, Banner/Warehouse ID, and Hokies ID, particularly since you use the same username? Why is it necessary to use different passwords?

Using a different password for each ID is vital to protecting your accounts. Further, each ID uses a different authentication or authorization process which adds another layer of security that works well in concert with using different passwords.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 3:54pm 18009 Views view

Banner/Warehouse ID

See Banner / Warehouse ID and Access.

Wed, 02/01/2012 - 3:54pm 22020 Views view

2-Factor Authentication

For more information about Virginia Tech's 2-factor authentication (2FA), the Duo Mobile app, or hardware token fobs, see the University 2-Factor Authentication Web page.

Fri, 11/06/2015 - 5:20pm 7996 Views view

Login Service

See the Login service catalog page.

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 8:07am 4098 Views view

Using 2-Factor Authentication


What is 2-factor authentication at Virginia Tech? How do I install and use the Duo Mobile app? What is an SMS Passcode?


For instructions, see Using 2-Factor Authentication.

Tue, 10/13/2015 - 9:55am 3740 Views Article ID: 4016 view

Removing Viruses and Malware from Windows or Mac OS

I have answered a phishing scam, have a virus, adware, or other malware on my Mac OS or Windows computer, entered my credentials where I shouldn't have, or have pop-ups I can't get rid of. How do I remove, clean, scan for, or delete a virus or malware from my computer?
Mon, 03/09/2015 - 9:31am 3618 Views Article ID: 4001 view

Protecting Your Computer

See the Protecting Your Computer knowledge article.

Tue, 03/03/2015 - 4:01pm 5197 Views view

Handling of Compromised Accounts or Machines by Virginia Tech Information Technology

How does Virginia Tech Information Technology handle compromised accounts or machines?
Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:54pm 5341 Views Article ID: 3995 view

Password Rules and Tips at Virginia Tech

See Password Rules and Tips at Virginia Tech.

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 3:25pm 7145 Views view

Using Banner After Updating Java in Mac Os or Windows


I updated to the latest version of Java in Mac OS or Windows, and now I cannot access or use Banner. When I try to access or use Banner, I see a blank white screen.

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:01pm 7442 Views Article ID: 3948 view