Is anybody else struggling with MRIS's implementation of the SAFEMLS code?
For those of you who are not members of the MRIS MLS system, effective 1/1/08 we have a token that issues a unique code that we must enter each and every time we log on to the MLS system. Right now, this token lives by my home office computer where I will not lose it or misplace it.
The agents who have been breaking the rules, by sharing a single MRIS membership, will now have to share a token. Since I suspect many of these agents also share a license and other fees/memberships/subscriptions, this seems like a really large way to deal with a problem that involves a limited number of agents. How about cracking down on these agents?
As we are captive consumers to the MRIS system, we have no choice but to accept the new policy and enter a unique key each time we log on to the system. One of the advantages of working from a home office was that I could log on and off many times during the day--obviously this is not affected, but just made more cumbersome. As part of the security upgrade, the system does not allow my computer to retain my login ID and password in memory. Now each login requires all 3 items to be typed in each time I log on to the system. Since I don't intend to carry this key with me...what are the chances that I will always be at home when I need to log on to the system? I used to love the freedom that I had to log on from a client's home or even the library. The wireless MRIS application on my PDA will be rendered useless unless I carry this around with me every second.
Just like I have to make a point to carry the DisplayKEY for those agents who are have not (too lazy?) upgraded their lock-boxes, now I will need to make a point to carry the token with me.
I thought technology was supposed to make our lives easier?
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