Calling entry requires two approvals

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Calling entry requires two approvals

Postby akrusinger » Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:53 pm

This week, I could not enter a new ward executive secretary by myself. A box appeared requiring another person's username and password, like a donation batch. Calling HQ, they said, for sensitive positions, two approvals was required, by two persons, together, on the same device. They said it was probably temporary, but it is in place now.

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Re: Calling entry requires two approvals

Postby russellhltn » Sat Sep 14, 2019 4:53 pm

Huh. We knew it was for financial positions, but I didn't think it included the secretary. That part might be temporary. But two approvals in some form for some positions I'm sure will be permanent.
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Re: Calling entry requires two approvals

Postby scgallafent » Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:21 am

Since the executive secretary can make a change to a finance approver position, the executive secretary is also covered by the dual authorization requirement.

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Re: Calling entry requires two approvals

Postby snlutz » Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:50 pm

I thought I may be missing something and I that I should be able to enter a new ward clerk as the stake clerk and then have the member of SP approve it afterwards. But you are saying that we must do it on the same device at the same time? Our ward clerks (and bishops) don't want to wait to get their clerks in to the system, but we don't always have a SP counselor around when I am setting those up. Any suggestions or ideas on how we can do it quickly and not on the same device?

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Re: Calling entry requires two approvals

Postby jonesrk » Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:05 am

snlutz wrote: Any suggestions or ideas on how we can do it quickly and not on the same device?

Currently I don't know of any way to not do it on the same device. I haven't tried it yet, but you might be able to do it with a member of the bishopric.
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Re: Calling entry requires two approvals

Postby larry19810 » Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:58 pm

I have the same issue and request. Please make the second authorization the same way we can now authorize reimbursements. i.e. the clerk sets it up and submits it, then the Bishop or counselor on a separate device and at a convenient time provides the second authorization. It should also work for calling authorizations. I'm on a business trip and the recent changes will have to wait until we are both back together at the same time.

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Re: Calling entry requires two approvals

Postby jdlessley » Sun Mar 01, 2020 4:19 pm

larry19810 wrote:I have the same issue and request.

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