BUAS Employee Portal

Set up new Multi Factor Authentication method

Open MyPortal

Login with your BUAS credentials
Username: Doe.J@buas.nl
Password: Your personal password

There are 4 contact options from which you can choose:
-Phone call
-Text message
-Mobile App (Microsoft Authenticator)
-OUTH Token

Choose default option "Text message".

Please select "Netherlands +31" as country code.
Fill in your mobile phone number
Example: 0612345678

Click "Text me now"

Now you will receive a text message with a verification code.
Fill in the verification code and click "Sign in"

Your phone number is registered to the multi-factor authentication server and ready to use.

Change authentication method or phone number for MFA

Please Note: This guide only works if you have access to your current authentication method (old phone number).

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Go to https://mfa.buas.nl/multifactorauth/

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To make sure your experience is the same as this guide, set the language to English in the top right dropdown menu.

Select English language

Step 3 of 8

Login with your BUAS email address and Password. Depending on the current settings one of these will occur:

  • You will receive a phone call requesting you to press the Pound key ("#").
  • You will receive a verification code via SMS. Enther the One-Time Passcode and click "Authenticate".

Step 4 of 8

Click on "Change Method" on the left-hand side under "My Account".

Change Method

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Here you can select the desired method from the dropdown menu.

Select Method

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Click "Save" after you have selected the desired method.

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Click "Change Phone" on the left-hand side under "My Account".

Change phone

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  • If your method is "Text message", you can enter your mobile phone number here and click "Save".
Phone Number Text
  • If your method is "Phone call" you can enter your primary and backup phone number and click "Save".
Phone Number Call

Your authentication method has now been changed.

Activate Microsoft authenticator app

Step 1
First download and install the Microsoft Authenticator for your mobile device by using the following link for your operating system:
Windows Mobile

Step 2
Activating the mobile app
• Open a web browser on your computer and go to https://mfa.buas.nl/multifactorauth/
And login with your BUAS Credentials.
Username: Doe.J@buas.nl
Password: Your BUAS password

• Authenticate your login with the currently preferred authentication method.
• Click on "Activate Mobile app" in the left sidebar and generate a new activation code.
A QR Code and activation code will be shown. To complete the activation open the Authenticator App on your mobile device.

• Click on "Work- or schoolaccount" (when prompted allow the application to use your camera) and scan the QR Code with your mobile device.
You will see that a token is created. Your authentication app is now activated.

Step 3
Changing your preferred authentication method

• Click on "Change method" in the left sidebar of the MFA portal on your computer.
In the drop down menu under "Methode" select "Mobile App" and Press "Save".
Your account is now ready to use the Microsoft Authentication app.

Login BUAS@Work through MyPortal

Login BUAS@Work via MyPortal, if you have succesfully configured the Multi Factor Autentication.

Click the Citrix icon.
Click the BUAS@Work icon, BUAS@Work will start.

How to change your BUAS password (not expired)

Instruction how to change your BUAS password.

  • Go to MyPortal.
  • Click on your profile picture (or initials) and go to "My account".

  • Go to "Security & privacy" and click on "Password".

  • Enter your old password, create a new one, confirm it and click on "submit".

  • Your password has now been changed.

How to change your BUAS password (if expired)

Login to the MyPortal with your username and password, on the Update Password screen enter your:

  • BUAS email address.
  • Old password.
  • New password.
  • Confirm new password.
  • And click on "Submit".
  • Your password has now been changed.

  • If you change your password outside BUAS you have to logon in Windows with your old password until you are entering a BUAS building.


How to edit (add and remove) your application tiles

Standard you only see mandatory tiles.

You can select your own favorite applications by clicking on the tab “My Tiles”.

You can add or remove any tiles from the list of applications (except the mandatory tiles).


You can add more tiles by clicking on “My Tiles” and the “Edit” button.


Click on the green star to move the tile from “All Tiles” to “My Tiles".
The green star on this tile disappears to indicate that it has already been added to "My Tiles".
If you want to remove the tile, click on the red recycle bin under "My Tiles".


You must confirm the executed actions by clicking on "Save".
If you return to the "Home" page you will see the result


Source: ICT Support