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Purdue Boiler Key: FAQ

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  1. What is a BoilerKey?
  2. What if I can't login using the BoilerKey?
  3. Why do I have to wait for the BoilerKey code to change before using the BoilerKey again?
  4. Why are we using the new BoilerKey?
  5. What is Two-Factor Authentication?
  6. Can I log in to the OnePurdue portal with my regular password?
  7. How does the current password policy affect me now that I have a BoilerKey?
  8. What should I do if I lose my BoilerKey?
  9. How do you use a BoilerKey?
  10. What is a PIN?
  11. What is a Passcode?
  12. Are there any requirements for my PIN?
  13. What if I forget my PIN?
  14. What is a BoilerKey code?
  15. What is a passcode?
  16. What happens if I mis-type the passcode?
  17. How many times can I mistype the passcode?
  18. Why would the system reject my login attempt?
  19. What happens if the number changes while I am entering it into the application?
  20. Can a thief use a stolen BoilerKey?
  21. Can a user's PIN be used without a BoilerKey?
  22. What happens if a thief tries to use a BoilerKey by guessing the user's PIN?
  23. Can a BoilerKey be opened or tampered with?
  24. Can a defective BoilerKey be replaced?
  25. What are the little bars to the left of the numbers on the BoilerKey LCD screen?

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