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**** Please enable 2FA on your OcUK forum account ****

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Feek, 14 Oct 2021.

  1. SexyGreyFox

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 29 Mar 2003

    Posts: 53,561

    Location: Stoke on Trent

    I've had to login 3 times and yes I did click 30 days and no I haven't deleted any cookies.
  2. Rainmaker


    Joined: 18 Aug 2007

    Posts: 9,070

    Location: Liverpool

    I still have a bookmark on my address/bookmarks bar, and I still zip by whenever I feel like it. It's just that once a month, for two seconds, I have to press the button on my password manager in my browser and then go back to zipping by whenever I feel like it for another month. Hardly arduous. If it's troublesome for you, adjust your workflow. Get a password manager with a browser extension and stop having to worry about it. Two birds, one stone. Now you can have complex passwords/phrases everywhere, integrated 2FA, and it's either auto input for your or it's just a click away. Sorted.

    Browser extension? Setting? Something's doing it, because it works flawlessly on here for me (unless I haven't whitelisted OcUK's cookies from my privacy extension).
  3. Philtor


    Joined: 20 Nov 2009

    Posts: 5,916

    I really don’t know why folk are getting their knickers in a twist here. I already use the MS Authenticator App for work so took seconds to add OcUK. Punch in a code once a month. Why all the drama?
  4. SexyGreyFox

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 29 Mar 2003

    Posts: 53,561

    Location: Stoke on Trent

    I've only got 3 extensions and nothing to do with Cookies - Real Debrid, Amazon and a video downloader.
    I don't delete cookies or else I would be putting passwords in 50 times a day.
    It only takes me 5 seconds put a new code in because my email is on the next tab but just wondering if this is going to happen every day?
  5. ThundyCat


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 42,061

    Location: Hampshire

    I use the google authenticator App once a month and it take seconds, so not sure why you have to keep logging in. :confused:
  6. soundb0y


    Joined: 19 Mar 2009

    Posts: 3,263

    Location: Hereford

    It's annoying. Keep getting it.

    That's all I have to say.
  7. dLockers


    Joined: 21 Jan 2010

    Posts: 8,941

    There really isn't much empathy from mods (looking at the one that rhymes with Meek) nor proper communication of the change. This change was hot off of the heals of the mods dinner where banning random folk for fun was the topic of the day.

    It would have been a lot 'better' if the change had been introduced progressively, or at least communicated progressively.

    'Opt in' for 7 days because by day 0 you'll be forced in...

    Anyway, whatevs, the bar is super low because ya'll volunteers but much like any public forum the community will always whinge.
  8. Mobius 1


    Joined: 29 Oct 2005

    Posts: 14,084

    This thread has spurred me on to activate 2fa for everything now. :p didn’t realise so many logins offer it now.
  9. Werewolf


    Joined: 17 Oct 2002

    Posts: 30,364

    Location: Panting like a fiend

    For those that have to keep logging in

    What browser, OS and type of device are you having the problem with?

    AFAIK none of the mod team have seen this issue and we're using a variety of browsers so we don't know why it's doing it* but do know there are a few other bits of the forum that seem to play up but only under specific browser/device combinations**.
    If we can have some information about when/where it's happening we can try to look into it and see if it's a problem at the forum end, or the browser and if there is a solution.

    *We've been using two factor on the most part pretty much since the forum allowed it.

    **We know for example there is a little used mod function that for some reason doesn't seem to quite work right in Safari, and for a long time in vbb sigs looked different depending on the browser in use (not much but enough that if we were checking signature sizes it required looking with more than one browser to be sure).
  10. Vinno

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 11 May 2010

    Posts: 1,268

    I don't need my hand holding. What a pain in the arse.
  11. TALON1973


    Joined: 28 Jul 2004

    Posts: 4,982

    Location: llanelli , south wales

    Also btw…. The topic should say…..”or you can’t sign into an account you’ve had years “ :rolleyes::rolleyes:
  12. cu3ed


    Joined: 26 Jan 2006

    Posts: 11,491

    Location: Belfast

    Do I have to punch in a new code every 30 days on all devices evrrytime?
  13. mrk

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 89,375

    Location: South Coast

    Uncertainty and change! The same reason people panic buy bog roll and fuel :p
  14. edgedemon


    Joined: 10 Oct 2005

    Posts: 4,003

    Location: London

    This is a good thing but you really need to enable push notifications otherwise the whole thing becomes a ballache
  15. Minstadave


    Joined: 8 Jan 2004

    Posts: 29,367

    Location: Rutland

    Think so.
  16. EVH


    Joined: 11 Mar 2004

    Posts: 29,256

    Location: Wales

    Any device you want to log in with. If you aren't using your iPad etc, then there's no need to get a code for that :p
  17. fez


    Joined: 22 Aug 2008

    Posts: 18,075

    Location: Tunbridge Wells

    Yep, very annoying and honestly I don’t get why it’s required. I’m a big boy and I can decide what accounts I give enough of a crap about to use strong passwords and 2FA on. A computer forum is not something I care enough about to bother so forcing me is just annoying especially as I use it on 3 devices. At least set the timeout to forever or a long period of time.
  18. Malevolence


    Joined: 21 Oct 2011

    Posts: 18,048

    Location: .... . .-. .

    Oh noes, you have to type in a 6-digit number once a month on a few devices. However are people going to survive this?
  19. Rainmaker


    Joined: 18 Aug 2007

    Posts: 9,070

    Location: Liverpool

    Give over... I'm Asperger's/Autistic, and if I can deal with it without batting an eye, nobody else has any excuse. :p

    You may or may not 'give a crap' about your account, but I'm sure OcUK and the Admins/Dons do - from both a liability PoV and a 'keeping our community safe from noobs with compromised accounts' PoV. You should have strong passwords/phrases and MFA enabled everywhere, not just on some sites. Otherwise, what's the point? You only need to be compromised on one or two weak places and it soon dominoes.
  20. Bouton Aide


    Joined: 9 Aug 2008

    Posts: 29,796

    Maybe you all should just log out and stop posting. Browse been logged out and log in when you want to post. :cry: :p