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Video Demo: Add Two Factor Authentication to Your Microsoft Outlook Web Access in Less than 5 Minutes

Duo makes it easy to add strong two-factor authentication to your Microsoft Outlook Web Access. So easy you can do it in less than five minutes. Watch the video evidence below! In the video we walk you through installation and setup in less than 5 minutes. The video demonstrates how to use Duo’s drop-in integration package with a Microsoft Exchange 2010 Server.

Here's the minute by minute rundown of how to add Duo two-factor authentication to your Microsoft Outlook Web Access

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To get started, the first step is to log into your web-based Duo Admin Interface.

Once there, click on the “Integrations” tab in the left column. Click on the “New Integration” button and set the “Integration Type” to “Microsoft OWA” We’ll name our integration “Duo Demo”. Click the “Add Integration” button to save it.

Now that we’ve created the OWA integration in Duo, we need to configure it. You will be directed to a page where you can see the OWA documentation. Click the “Duo OWA Installer Package” to download the installer.

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You will need to run the installer on all Exchange servers running the “Client Access Server” role.

Open the installer and click “run”. Click next, then after reviewing select “I accept the terms of this agreement” and click next again. We need to copy the Integration Key, Secret Key and API Hostname from the Duo admin interface. If you’d prefer to include the Windows Domain name for Duo Authentication, select the optional box. Click next, then install. Once the installer is complete click finish.

Our integration is now completed, and we can test out the login experience for our Outlook Web App with Duo Security Two Factor Authentication. Start by going to the URL for Outlook Web App protected by Duo Security and enter the Username and Password.

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Once confirmed, Duo will prompt the user to choose their second factor. A user simply chooses either Duo Push, Phone Call or enter a Passcode in the passcode field. Let’s select Duo Push, the most secure authentication method available today.

The user will receive a prompt on their phone to authenticate, with contextual information for the request. This will include the username, system being accessed, IP address with rough geolocation, and the time of the request. Click the green button for accept, and you are logged in!