Dear Stanford Colleague,
Today is the last day to set up Cardinal Key. Beginning tomorrow, you will need to use Cardinal Key to access webmail, Axess, and Google Docs (including Google Drive) from your laptops, desktops, and mobile devices.
If there is a technical reason that you’re unable to use Cardinal Key, you can request a temporary exception.
Below is a checklist to help you prepare for Cardinal Key enforcement:
- Ensure that your devices appear in MyDevices, and that they show as compliant. The device detail will indicate whether a Cardinal Key has already been installed. Newly installed Cardinal Keys will be reflected in MyDevices within 24 hours.
- If not already, install a Cardinal Key on each device using the instructions at cardinalkey.stanford.edu. Or, if you’re installing on a laptop or desktop computer, try out our easy-to-use installer.
- On each device, enable Cardinal Key in each web browser you use via https://login.stanford.edu/cookie/x509. Alternatively, go to https://accounts.stanford.edu, and select Manage and then select the Cardinal Key tab.
- On each device, test Cardinal Key in each web browser you use via cardinal key-test.stanford.edu. If you see the “It’s working” message, then you’re in good shape for that browser on that device.
If your team needs help installing Cardinal Key, please consider sending a message to the #iso-cardinalkey Slack channel.
If you encounter any technical hurdles along the way, you can reach out to the Service Desk (650-725-4357 or 5-HELP) or submit a Help request.
University IT | Information Security Office