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Starling Two-Factor Authentication Hosted - Desktop Login Release Notes

Release Notes

One Identity Starling Two-Factor Desktop Login 1.1

Release Notes

March 2020

These release notes provide information about the One Identity Starling Two-Factor Desktop Login release.


About this release

One Identity Starling Two-Factor Desktop Login offers companies and organizations the ability to add strong Two-Factor Authentication to Microsoft's Windows client and server operating systems. It provides a simple and consistent login experience, even when the user logs in to the local desktop or through a terminal session. Starling Two-Factor Desktop Login ensures secured identity by requiring users to provide their Starling Two-Factor one-time password during the login process.

New features

New features in Starling Two-Factor Desktop Login 1.1:

  • Support for TLS v1.2

  • When Starling Two-Factor Desktop Login sends the push notification, the push notification details contains the computer name instead of the IP address.

  • Support for Windows Server 2019
  • Ability to allow local users to bypass Starling Two-Factor Authentication.
  • Ability to select or type any Active Directory attributes in the E-Mail attribute or Phone number attribute dropdown menu.

See also:

Resolved issues

The following is a list of issues addressed in this release.

Table 1: General resolved issues
Resolved Issue Issue ID
When you use Starling Two-Factor Desktop Login to log into a machine with an invalid credentials (user name and password) followed by a valid credentials, second factor authentication for the latter user is bypassed. 216935
When you use Starling Two-Factor Desktop Login to log into a machine with a valid user name and an empty password, Push notification is triggered without password validation. 225741

Known issues

The following is a list of issues, including those attributed to third-party products, known to exist at the time of release.

Table 2: General known issues
Known Issue Issue ID

If the version of Internet Explorer (IE) used is less than 10, user is unable to connect to the Starling organization.


Upgrade IE version to 10 or above.

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