What is the difference between using a One Time Password and a temporary one-time passcode for LastPass?
Review the differences between using a One Time Password and a temporary one-time passcode – each of which having its own benefits.
|One Time Password (OTP)||Temporary One-Time Passcode (TOTP)|
|Used only for logging in to your workstation via Workstation Login||Used for authenticating when logging in to your vault and/or SSO apps|
|An alphanumeric code (containing letters and numbers)||A numeric-only code|
|Changes after being used to log in to your workstation||Changes every 60 seconds|
|Is created in the LastPass Authenticator when you set up Workstation Login on your Windows or Mac workstation:||Is created in the LastPass Authenticator when you do either of the following:
Tip: If the "Permit offline access" option is enabled when configuring the LastPass Authenticator in your Multifactor Options, you can use the TOTP code when logging in to your vault from a device where no internet connection is present (offline mode).
|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 for authentication when logging in to your vault and/or SSO apps
Note: TOTP codes cannot be used to log in to your Windows or Mac desktop via Workstation Login.