Enabling Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication can be enabled in either of the following pages:

  • On the Editing local user page, select the Two-factor authentication checkbox.



    • Users without User management permission cannot enable Two-factor authentication.

    • Users without Administrator role or Configuration permission can only configure Two-factor authentication on the login screen of NAKIVO Backup & Replication.

    • It is possible to enable Two-factor authentication only after configuring Email Notifications.

  • On the Users view, hover over user’s name and select Manage > Enable two-factor authentication.

Proceed with configuring two-factor authentication:

  1. Click Continue in the dialogue window that appears.

  2. Click Continue in the Verify your Email Address popup that appears.

    • Optionally, click on the change your email link to enter the new email address for the user

    • Select Continue to proceed with 2FA configuration.

  3. Enter the verification code that was sent to the specified email address, and click Continue.

  4. Optionally, enter the alternative email address that can be used in case the primary one becomes unavailable, and select Continue. Alternatively, select skip to skip this step.

  5. If you have entered the alternative email address during the previous step, enter the verification code that was sent to the specified email, and click Continue to proceed with Google Authenticator configuration. Alternatively when configuring 2FA on the Editing local user page, select Cancel on the Get Google Authenticator popup to set up Google Authenticator later.

    When configuring 2FA on the login screen, clicking Cancel returns you to the main login screen.