Configure Magento Two-factor Authentication ( Duo Authenticator )

Configure Magento Two-factor Authentication ( Duo Authenticator )


Setup Duo Authenticator 2FA method with Magento plugin. This guide will help you to configure Duo Authenticator as Two Factor Authentication ( 2FA ) method for your Magento site. The Magento 2FA plugin will add a second layer of authentication to your Magento account to increase the security of your site from unwanted hacks and unauthorized login attempts.

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What is Two Factor Authentication ?


Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) also called two-step verification is a security process in which a user has to pass two different authentication factors to gain access to an account or a computer system.

Two Factor Authentication 2FA for Magento plugin is highly secure & easy to set up for your Magento site. Rather than relying on a password alone, which can be phished or guessed. miniOrange adds a second layer of security to your Magento accounts. It protects your site from hacks and unauthorized login attempts.


How does Two-Factor authentication (2FA) work ?


  1. Firstly, the user navigates to the login page of the application or a website. For instance www.example.com/login.
  2. User enters a username and password. User’s login credentials are checked by their respective server. This is the first factor of authentication.
  3. The site then prompts the user with the 2nd step authentication E.g Pop up asking for OTP sent over SMS /Email.
  4. When the user enters the second factor like OTP or Push notification it is checked against the database system if the second factor is correct.
  5. After successfully completing the 2nd factor authentication user is granted access to the application or a website.


Pre-requisites : Download And Installation


  • You can download the miniOrange Two Factor Authentication Free plugin from the Magento Marketplace.
  • Select Your Magento Store version from the Dropdown.
  • Click on Add to cart.
  • Go to the cart and checkout to buy the plugin.
  • Click on Download and save the miniOrange Two Factor Authentication.
  • Unzip all contents of the zip inside the MiniOrange/Two_FA directory.
  •              {Root Directory of Magento} app code MiniOrange Two_FA
                 
  • Run the following commands on command prompt to enable the plugin
  • 1. php bin/magento setup:di:compile
    2. php bin/magento setup:upgrade

Steps to Configure Duo Authenticator 2FA method for your Magento site

1. Install miniOrange 2-Factor authentication extension

  • Download the miniOrange 2-Factor Authentication Extension from the Magento Marketplace
  • Run the command composer require {extension name on magento marketplace} : {version of the extension}
  • Run the following commands on command prompt to enable the extension
  • 1. php bin/magento setup:di:compile
    2. php bin/magento setup:upgrade

2. Configure Duo Authenticator 2FA method

  • Register/Login with miniOrange.
  • Magento 2 Factor Authentication (2fa) (mfa) Duo Authenticator | magento duo authenticator 2fa | magento duo authenticator
  • Navigate to 2FA Settings tab. Select Duo Authenticator and click on the Configure link.
  • Download and install Duo Authenticator app. Click on Next.
  • Scan the QR code in Duo Authenticator app OR enter Secret Code manually. Then click on Next.
  • Enter passcode from Duo Authenticator app and click on Verify button.
  • You have successfully Configured Duo Authenticator of 2-Factor Authentication method. Then click on Test to verify.
  • Enter Passcode from Duo Authenticator and click on Validate button.
  • You have successfully Tested Duo Authenticator 2-Factor Authentication method.

Your choice of Second factor

miniOrange 2-factor Plugin is extendable to use any of the following 2FA methods. If you want to have any other 2-factor for your Magento site,
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