Zoom, Only Authenticated Users Can Join Meetings

Protect your meetings using "only authenticated users can join meetings" setting.

If you want to add another layer of protection to your meeting, authenticated users will allow you to restrict access in one of two different ways:

  1. Users logged into Zoom.us
  2. Restrict to zoom users who are logged in with specific email accounts (by domain)
IMPORTANT: If you're using Zoom in a Learning management system, please schedule the meeting using one of the techniques above then import the meeting into your Zoom module. Information about how to import your meeting can be found below: Importing your Zoom meeting into Moodle or Compass

Log into Zoom.us

Enabling the authentication profile

  1. Sign into illinois.zoom.us and navigate to the settings tab
  2. Enable Only authenticated users can join meetings.
  3. You can edit this authentication profile's name by clicking the edit button to the right.
    Only authenticated users setting with "Sign in to Zoom.us (Default)" highlighted.  The edit button is located to the left of "Sign in to Zoom.us (Default)"
You can also determine which profile is the default profile. Notice below that "Sign into Zoom.us" is the default authentication profile.

Scheduling a meeting with an Authentication profile:

IMPORTANT: If you're using Zoom in a Learning management system, please schedule the meeting using one of the techniques above then import the meeting into your Zoom module. Information about how to import your meeting can be found below: Importing your Zoom meeting into Moodle or Compass
  1. Schedule the meeting as you normally would.  For more information about how to schedule a meeting
  2. Open the Advanced Options at the bottom of the meeting list
  3. Select the correct authentication profile, you wish to use to restrict access to your meeting.  Here we will select Sign into Zoom.us
    "Only authenticated users" setting listed in Advanced meeting settings
IMPORTANT: When users attempt to join your meeting and are not signed into Zoom.us they will receive this message:
In meeting notice to log into Zoom.us

Specific Domains (email addresses)

Enabling the Setting

  1. Sign into illinois.zoom.us and navigate to the settings tab
  2. Enable Only authenticated users can join meetings.
  3. Notice below that "Sign into illinois.zoom.us" is the NOT default authentication profile.
    Enable Illinois email accounts in Zoom settings.  Edit button located to the right of "Illinois email accounts"

Editing the Authentication Profile

  • Edit this authentication profile's name by clicking the edit button to the right.
  • Determine which profile is the default profile.   Notice above that "Illinois email accounts" is the NOT default authentication profile.
  • Add or remove email address domains to allow for different users to join your meetings:
    edit domain pop up.  Save button located at the bottom of the window

Scheduling a meeting with an Authentication profile:

IMPORTANT: If you're using Zoom in a Learning management system, please schedule the meeting using one of the techniques above then import the meeting into your Zoom module. Information about how to import your meeting can be found below: Importing your Zoom meeting into Moodle or Compass
  1. Schedule the meeting as you normally would.  For more information about how to schedule a meeting
  2. Open the Advanced Options at the bottom of the meeting list
  3. Select the correct authentication profile, you wish to use to restrict access to your meeting.
    "Only authenticated users" setting listed in Advanced meeting settings
IMPORTANT: When users attempt to join your meeting and are logged in with an unapproved email address they will receive this message:
In meeting notice to log into account with correct email

Adding an authentication profile to a previously scheduled meeting

  1. Find the Zoom meeting you wish to edit by logging into < illinois.zoom.us > or inside your Moodle or Compass course module 
  2. Scroll down to locate the "Edit this meeting" button
    Edit meeting via web portal.  Edit meeting button highlighted at the bottom of the edit meeting window to the left of "Start this meeting" button.
  3. If this is a recurring meeting, select "All" when prompted
    Recurring meeting edit pop out.  All button located at the bottom right corner of pop up window to the right of "only this meeting" and to the left of "cancel".
  4. Scroll down to the Advanced Meeting options and add the authentication profile of your choosing.  More about the different authentication profiles can be found above. 
  5. Once you have selected the correct profile click "Save"
    Confirmation save screen.  Save button at the bottom of the pop out window, to the left of the 'cancel' button.





Keywords:protect, meeting, webinar, web, portal   Doc ID:99919
Owner:Martin L.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2020-04-01 16:36 CDTUpdated:2020-05-22 13:00 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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