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How do I set up LastPass Workstation Login for Mac as an admin?

As a LastPass MFA or LastPass Identity admin, you can download the LastPass Workstation Login silent installer and deploy it to your users' Macs. You can also configure policies for Workstation Login that suit your business needs.

Once deployed, your users must run the installer to set up LastPass Workstation Login on their individual machines. When the installation is complete, they will be able to use the LastPass MFA app's stored biometrics, pattern, or a One-Time Passcode to log in to their workstations.

Account and system requirements

  • A LastPass MFA or LastPass Identity trial or paid account that has been activated
  • A Mac running macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) or 10.14 (Mojave)

    Note: At this time, macOS 10.15 (Catalina) is not supported, but will be in a future release.

  • A mobile device with the LastPass MFA app installed and registered to a LastPass MFA account

Step #1: Configure policies for Workstation Login

You can configure policies for your users that involve authentication methods and actions users can do once they have logged in to their workstation.

  1. Log in and access the Admin Console at https://lastpass.com/company/#!/dashboard.
  2. Click MFA or SSO & MFA in the left navigation.
  3. Go to PolicyWorkstation Login in the left navigation.
  4. Click + New Policy.
  5. Enter a name for your policy.
  6. Under Authentication methods, use the drop-down menus to select Enabled or Disabled for:
    • Use of the LastPass MFA app (must be enabled to use Workstation Login)
    • Use of the LastPass MFA app in Offline mode, which allows users to authenticate using a One-Time Passcode when no Internet connection is present
  7. Under Options, use the drop-down menu to select Enabled or Disabled for the using SSO via Workstation Login.
  8. Click Save when finished.
  9. Assign your desired users your new policy.

Step #2: Download the silent installer for Mac

  1. Log in and access the Admin Console at https://lastpass.com/company/#!/dashboard.
  2. Click MFA or SSO & MFA in the left navigation.
  3. Go to PolicyWorkstation Login in the left navigation.
  4. Click the Mac hyperlink to download the Workstation Login silent installer for Mac.

Step #3: Deploy the Workstation Login installer to your users

Once downloaded, you can deploy the silent installer using your organization's preferred deployment methods.

Step #4: Provide instructions to your users for installing Workstation Login

Instruct your users to install Workstation Login on their Mac (instructions here) post-deployment.

You're all set!

Once you've deployed the Workstation Login installer and configured your desired policies, your users can set up Workstation Login via the installer you deployed. Once set up, your users can log in to their Mac – no password required!

To see your end users' passwordless login experience for their workstation, please see How do I log in to my Mac using LastPass Workstation Login?

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