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Credential Types

What types of credentials does Exostar offer?

    • Standard username and password
    • One Time Password (OTP) Hardware Token with or without identity proofing
    • Phone One Time Password (OTP) with or without proofing
    • Exostar Mobile ID Bundle (powered by Authy™), includes Phone OTP and Exostar Mobile ID with or without proofing
    • Federated Identity Service (FIS) Digital Certificates (Basic (BLOA), Secure Email, Medium Level of Assurance (MLOA) Software and Hardware)
    • Exostar’s Enterprise Access Gateway (EAG) solution

Credentials by Partner and Application

How do I know what credential to purchase?

The credential type is dependent upon the security requirements for the application you are accessing. Please review the table below, and if you cannot find the information or need additional assistance, please contact Exostar Customer Support or the representative of your partner organization.

Purchase a Credential

Where can I purchase credentials?

New users can purchase credentials when completing the First-Time Login process. Existing users, who completed First-Time Login, can purchase credentials by logging into their MAG account. To complete the purchase:

Step 1. Log into your MAG account.

Step 2. Go to your My Account tab and to the Manage OTP sub-tab.

Step 3. Click Purchase or Register Credentials and follow the prompts to complete your purchase.

Sharing Credentials

Can credentials be shared?

No, user accounts and activated credentials cannot be shared and is against Exostar policy. OTP Hardware Tokens, Phone OTP, and Exostar Mobile ID subscriptions that have not been activated can be transferred.

Credentials and Access to Applications

Why can't I access my application even though I purchased and activated credentials?

You either purchased an incorrect credential or you have not logged in with your activated credential. If you purchased an incorrect credential, you are required to purchase the correct credential. To confirm the credential you logged in with, follow the steps below:

Step 1.  Log into your MAG account with your credential.

Step 2.  Once logged in, your credential strength can be found at the top, right of the screen next to your name and User ID. If credential strength displays Username and Password, you are not logged in with your credential.

If you still can't access a specific application, review the MAG Application Access FAQs for additional troubleshooting tips.

Credential not Renewing

Why is my OTP product still suspended even though I purchased a renewal?

It can take up to 24 hours for the renewal to process. If it has exceeded 24 hours, please contact Exostar Customer Support.


Can my purchase of a credential be refunded?

eTools purchases, activated credentials, expired license keys for products or used renewals are ineligible for refund. For questions about refunds, please contact Exostar Customer Support.

Additional Self-Help Resources 

Visit our One Time Password or Federated Identity Service pages to find relevant information. To troubleshoot an OTP-related issue, explore our library of OTP FAQs.