[General-members] It's Not Too Late — Set Up 2FA On Your ARIN Online Account Before 1 February

ARIN info at arin.net
Thu Jan 26 16:27:55 EST 2023

Beginning 1 February 2023, ARIN will require two-factor authentication (2FA) on all ARIN Online accounts. Customers who have not yet activated 2FA in their account can choose between Time-Based One-Time password (TOTP), SMS-based, and FIDO2/Passkey-enabled security key authentication methods.

You can learn more about your 2FA options by visiting our website: https://www.arin.net/2FA

By requiring 2FA for ARIN Online accounts, the ARIN community should see stronger security for the registry, reduced risk of account fraud attempts, and increased confidence in the integrity of their ARIN resources.

We strongly encourage account holders to set up 2FA before Wednesday, 1 February, so that this change is not interruptive to your account access. 


John Curran
President and CEO
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)

Helpful Resources:

Need help setting up your 2FA? Visit https://www.arin.net/2fa to get started. You’ll find guides on enabling 2FA via an authenticator application, SMS, and security key hardware. We also provide information on how to receive and save your 2FA recovery codes, as well as what to do if you’ve lost access to your authenticator or SMS phone number.

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