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What is the difference between using a one-time passcode and a temporary one-time passcode for LastPass?

    Review the differences between using a one-time passcode and a temporary one-time passcode – each of which having its own benefits.

    Note: This feature requires an account with the LastPass Business + Advanced MFA add-on. How do I upgrade my LastPass Business account with an add-on?
    One-Time Passcode (OTP) Temporary One-Time Passcode (TOTP)
    An alphanumeric code (containing letters, numbers, and special characters) A numeric-only code
    Changes after being used after logging in to your workstation Changes every 60 seconds
    Is created when you install Workstation Login on your Windows or Mac workstation and pair the LastPass Authenticator with your installation – learn how to:
    1. Install Workstation Login for Windows or Mac
    2. Pair the LastPass Authenticator with Workstation Login for Windows or Mac
    3. Log in to your Windows or Mac computer using Workstation Login.
    Is created when you set up the LastPass Authenticator as a multifactor authentication option when logging in to your LastPass account (learn how to set it up) and/or any Cloud SSO apps that have been set up and enabled to use passwordless authentication for authentication
    Note: If the "Permit offline access" option is enabled when configuring the LastPass Authenticator as a multifactor authentication option, you can use the TOTP code when logging in to LastPass from a device where no internet connection is present.
    Can only be used if the Allow authentication when workstation is offline Workstation Login policy is enabled – learn how to enable this policy as a LastPass admin
    Note: OTP codes cannot be used as a multifactor authentication option when logging in to your LastPass account.
    Can only be used as a multifactor authentication option when logging in to your LastPass account – learn how to use for authentication
    Note: TOTP codes cannot be used to log in to your Windows or Mac desktop via Workstation Login.
    LastPass Authenticator displaying Workstation Login Offline Code LastPass Authenticator displaying OTP