Configure Magento Google Authenticator | Magento Two-factor Authentication ( Google Authenticator )

Configure Magento Google Authenticator | Magento Two-factor Authentication ( Google Authenticator )


Magento Google Authenticator is a popular method for securing user accounts. To make user accounts more secure, let’s set up the Magento Google authenticator method. In this guide, we will show you how to set up Magento Google Authenticator via our Magento Two Factor Authentication (2FA) plugin. By using Magento Two Factor Authentication (2FA), you can increase the security of your Magento account against unwanted hackers and unauthorized login attempts.

There are two easy ways to configure Magento Google Authenticator:

For more information about other features of our Magento Two Factor Authentication (2FA) plugin, click here.

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 2 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 Google Authenticator 2FA method for your Magento 2 site

1. Install miniOrange 2-Factor authentication extension

  • Download the miniOrange 2-Factor Authentication Extension from the Magento 2 Marketplace
  • Run the command composer require {extension name on magento 2 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 Magento Google Authenticator 2FA method

  • Register/Login with miniOrange.
  • Magento 2 Factor Authentication (2fa) (mfa) Google Authenticator | magento 2 google authenticator | magento authenticator app
  • Navigate to 2FA Settings tab. Select Google Authenticator and click on the Configure link.
  • Download and install Google Authenticator app.
  • Scan the QR code in Google Authenticator app.
  • Enter passcode from Google Authenticator app and click on Verify and Save button.
  • You have successfully configured Google Authenticator 2FA method.
  • You have successfully Configured Google Authenticator of 2-Factor Authentication method. Then click on Test to verify.
  • Enter Passcode from Google Authenticator and click on Validate button.
  • You have successfully tested Magento Google 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 2 site,
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