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How to Configure the Google Authenticator 2-Factor Authentication

Description

 

Remote Desktop Manager has the option to use Google Authenticator to provide an additional security layer when the application starts.

 

Settings

 

Before you start the configuration, make sure you have installed the Google Authenticator application on your Android device, Blackberry or on your Apple product (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch).

 

1.Click on File - Options - Security and select Require Google Authenticator in the 2-Factor Authentication section. Then, click on Configure to set up your Google Authentication.
 

Google Authenticator

Google Authenticator

 

2.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 configure in Google Authenticator, enter the Validation code provided by Google Authenticator in Remote Desktop Manager.
 

Google Authenticator Setup

Google Authenticator Setup

Scan barcode
 

3.When the Validation code is entered, click on Validate, then OK.
 

4.Relaunch Remote Desktop Manager to be prompted for the Google Authenticator code.
 

Google Authenticator generates a new validation code every 30 seconds. There will be a color indicating the end of the time window is approaching, please consult the application documentation of your device for complete information.