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Cannot sign into VVX601 with BToE

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Cannot sign into VVX601 with BToE

Background:

-O365 w/ MFA enabled

-Windows 10 64bit

-Skype for Business 2016 (16.0.9126.2259 32bit)

-BToE version 3.7.0.0

-Polycom VVX601

-UC Software 5.7.0.14430 (also tried with with 5.8.0.1 and a newer BToE version)

-IP Mode: IPv4

-Connection type: Wall to phone, phone to PC

 

I cannot seem to sign into my Polycom phone with BToE if my account has MFA enabled. When I sign into Skype, Skype asks for my password to pass to the phone and after I type it in, the phone tries to sign in (it says signing in as ...) but it times out. I can sign into my phone via web sign-in, but I want to use BToE. BToE on both my computer and phone says that it is paired.

 

I setup an app password on my account, signed into Skype but it still would not sign into the phone. When I type in my app password, the phone fails out quickly and gives me an error ("Skype for Business authentication failed. Sign in again"). I then proceed to type my password and again, it sits and hangs.

 

I created a dummy account without MFA, signed into Skype and BToE signed me into the phone no problem.

 

Thanks for your help in advance.

 

Jeff

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Polycom Employee & Community Manager

Re: Cannot sign into VVX601 with BToE

Hello @JFesta16,

welcome to the Polycom Community.

The community's Skype for Business FAQ contains this post here:

 

Apr 27, 2018 Question:Does Polycom support Modern Authentication on Polycom phones?

Resolution: Modern Authentication ADFS is only supported via Web Sign-In


Please ensure to provide some feedback if this reply has helped you so other users can profit from your experience.

Best Regards

Steffen Baier

Polycom Global Services




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Occasional Contributor

Re: Cannot sign into VVX601 with BToE

Hello @SteffenBaierUK,

 

Thank you for your response.

 

Just to be clear, Microsoft MFA (at least how we set it up) does not involve AD FS. However, is this a blanket statement that Polycom phones do not support modern multi factor authentication of any kind?

 

Sincerely,

Jeff

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