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2-Factor Authentication


This feature is only available for the following data sources: Devolutions Server, MariaDB, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Azure SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL and SQLite.

Two-factor authentication identifies users by two different components: something that the user knows (often a password) and something that the user possesses (e.g. a validation code sent to a mobile device).

If one of the components is missing or supplied incorrectly, the user's identity is not established with sufficient certainty and then access to the data source will remain blocked.

Remote Desktop Manager supports Google Authenticator, Yubikey, Duo and AuthAnvil.

How to Configure Two-Factor Authentication


1. Two factor authentication is set in the Data Source Configuration. You can set 2FA when creating a new data source or edit an existing data source. To edit your data source, click File – Data Sources. Click the pencil to edit the data source.

Edit - Data Source Configuration

Edit - Data Source Configuration

2. To set 2FA on the data source, click the None hyperlink.

Data Source Configuration

Data Source Configuration

3. In the next window, click Change.

Two-Factor Configuration window

Two-Factor Configuration window

3. Choose the type of 2-Factor Authentication you wish to use.

Two-Factor Configuration window

Two-Factor Configuration window

4. Once you have selected your 2FA click Save to start the configuration.

To configure the 2FA you use, please see the topic about supported 2FA types:

Google Authenticator