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Audience: Clubs, Faculty, Guests, Researchers, Staff, Students and Teaching Assistants

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This Information is Intended for: Clubs, Faculty, Guests, Researchers, Staff, Students, Teaching Assistants
Last Updated: February 03, 2017

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Avoiding Having To Log in Multiple Times

Internet Explorer

To avoid logging in multiple times, add the SharePoint domain "https://adfs.cc.stonybrook.edu" to your Local Intranet Zone Sites on your Internet Explorer browser

http://it.stonybrook.edu/help/kb/setting-up-automatic-log-in-for-office-365-sharepoint-in-internet-explorer

  1. In Internet Explorer, go to Tools  > Internet Options
  2. Click on the Security tab
  3. Click on the Local Intranet zone icon and then the Sites button
    depicts:  Security, Local intranet, Sites button
  4. Click the Advanced button.
  5. Click the Add button to add the site: "https://adfs.cc.stonybrook.edu" 
  6. Click the Close button; then OK and OK.

Safari (Mac)

To avoid logging in multiple times, add your SharePoint authentication to keychain:

  1. Follow through step 2 in the below instructions for Logging in
  2. In step 3, type in your campus EPO (i.e., first.last@stonybrook.edu) as name and NetID password and check the box for Remember this password in my keychain and select Log In
     Safari authentication showing EPO (SBU email address), password, and remember this password in keychain checked

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