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Google Authenticator

Description

 

Remote Desktop Manager allows you to use Google Authenticator to provide an additional security layer when opening a selected data source.

 

Settings

 

Before you start the configuration, make sure you have installed the Google Authenticator application on a supported device.

 

1.  Select Google Authenticator as your 2-Factor Authentication and click on Save.

 

Google Authenticator Configuration

Google Authenticator Configuration

 

2.  Once you have installed the application, scan the QR code on your screen with the Google Authenticator application to setup Remote Desktop Manager in Google Authenticator. When Remote Desktop Manager is configured in Google Authenticator, enter the Validation code provided by Google Authenticator in Remote Desktop Manager. Enter the Validation code and then click on Validate.

 

Google Authenticator Setup

Google Authenticator Setup

 

3. Relaunch Remote Desktop Manager and select the protected data source to be prompted for the Google Authenticator code.

 

Google Authenticator Validation

Google Authenticator Validation

 

Google Authenticator generates a new validation code every 30 seconds. Please consult your device application documentation for more details.