Configure Joomla Two-factor Authentication ( Duo-Authenticator )

Setup Duo Authenticator with Joomla plugin. This guide will help you to configure Duo Authenticator as Two Factor Authentication ( 2FA ) method for your Joomla site. The 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 Duo Authenticator 2FA method

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

      Joomla 2FA select Duo Authenticator method
    • Download and install Duo Authenticator app. Click on Next.
    • Joomla 2FA Download and install Duo Authenticator App
    • Scan the QR code in Duo Authenticator app OR enter Secret Code manually. Then click on Next.
    • Joomla 2FA Scan the QR code
    • Enter passcode from Duo Authenticator app and click on Verify button.
    • Joomla 2FA Enter the Passcode
    • You have successfully Configured Duo Authenticator 2FA method. Then click on Test to verify.
    • Joomla 2FA Enter the Passcode
    • Enter Passcode from Duo Authenticator app and click on Validate button.
    • Joomla 2FA Enter the Passcode
    • You have successfully configured Duo Authenticator 2FA method.
    • Joomla 2FA Successfully configured Duo Authenticator method

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