FYI - 2FA to be come mandatory for ARIN Online? (was: Fwd: [arin-announce] Consultation on Requiring Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) for ARIN Online Accounts

Crist Clark cjc+nanog at
Thu May 26 05:33:09 UTC 2022


On Tue, May 24, 2022 at 1:32 PM Matt Harris <matt at> wrote:

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> On Tue, May 24, 2022 at 3:21 PM Laura Smith via NANOG <nanog at>
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>> Its 2022. Do we really still need a consultation on why mandatory 2FA is
>> a good thing ? Even more so for something like ARIN ?
> While it's probably obvious to most of us that mandatory 2fa is a good
> thing, I think it should be likewise clear that community consultation is
> also a very good thing as a general practice for changes such as this. A
> good example is that several folks in the context of this discussion on the
> ARIN-CONSULT list have voiced concerns related to SMS as the secondary
> method, and others of us have discussed options which may be superior for a
> variety of reasons.
> - mdh
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