Configure Joomla Two-factor Authentication (Security Questions)

SetupĀ Security Questions with the Joomla plugin. This guide will help you to configure Security Questions as Two Factor Authentication( 2FA ) method for the Joomla site. Joomla 2FA Plugin will add a second layer of authentication to your Joomla account to increase the security of your site from unwanted hacks and unauthorized login attempts

Step 1: Install miniOrange 2-Factor authentication Plugin

  • Download the zip file for the miniOrange 2-Factor authenticationient plugin for Joomla from the link here.
  • On your Joomla admin console go to Extensions Manage Install
  • Joomla 2FA Extensions Path
  • Under Upload Package File tab. Drag the downloaded file OR upload file by click on browse for file
  • Joomla 2FA upload Plugin file
  • Go to Components miniorange Two Factor authentication
  • Joomla 2FA enable new Plugin

    Step 2: Configure Security Questions 2FA method

    • Register/Login with miniOrange.
    • Joomla 2FA registration
    • Navigate to Setup Second Factor tab. Select Security Questions and click on the Configure link.

      Joomla 2FA select Security Questions method
    • Review the questions and answer those questions. Click on Verify & Submit button.
    • Joomla 2FA Download and install Security Questions App
    • You have successfully Configured Security Questions of 2-Factor Authentication method.
    • Joomla 2FA Enter the Passcode
    • Then click on Test to verify.
    • Joomla 2FA Enter the Passcode
    • Read the questions and answer those questions. Click on Validate answer button.
    • Joomla 2FA Enter the Passcode
    • You have successfully configured Security Questions 2-Factor Authentication method.
    • Joomla 2FA Successfully configured Security Questions method

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