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Our Single Sign-On implementation, "MyST SSO", provides easy access to many web sites for a significant period of time after a single login.Under the following conditions, SSO that lasts for a full work day is achievable

All Day SSO

"All Day SSO" for web sites should be expected under the following conditions:

  1. You use 1 web browser and don't close it
  2. You don't log out of SSO
  3. Your computer doesn't change its IP address
  4. You consider 9-12 hours "all day"

If you try to access an SSO protected website outside of these conditions, you will be prompted to login to establish a new SSO session.

Browsers and sessions

MyST SSO is effective for web sites accessed through a normal modern web browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.).  It uses features of modern browsers to establish login sessions with multiple diverse websites. 

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  1.  only works with web sites that are enabled for SSO
  2.  is only effective within a single web browser
  3.  is not affected by your system login
  4.  ends when you close a browser
  5.  ends when you logout
  6.  ends when your computer changes its IP address
  7.  ends after 9-12 hours

All Day SSO

"All Day SSO" for web sites is achievable under the following conditions:

  1. You use 1 web browser
  2. You don't close the web browser
  3. You don't log out of SSO
  4. Your computer doesn't change its IP address
  5. You consider 9-12 hours "all day"