Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sentinel Single Sign-On (SSO)?

Sentinel SSO is a method of authentication that allows enabled applications to benefit from a common login. When a user logs into a Sentinel SSO application, an identity is created and shared with other Sentinel SSO applications to bypass the login process.

MSU IT Services provides MSU with Sentinel SSO.

Is Sentinel SSO Secure?

Yes, Sentinel SSO uses the same security authorizations as non-SSO login processes.

Do users need to do anything for added security when using Sentinel SSO applications?

If you leave your work area, lock your workstation, log out of a Sentinel SSO application, or close the web browser window used for a Sentinel SSO application. If you don't do one of these things, you risk someone else using a Sentinel SSO application with your identity. Sentinel SSO will time out after a period of inactivity.