One-Time passcode: the advantages of HOTP/TOTP

We are happy to announce that Thinfinity Remote Desktop now supports 2FA natively in all its editions.
Thinfinity now counts with a built-in HTOP/TOTP server that enables you the advantage to add an extra layer of security to your projects using free and paid 3rd party Identity platforms.
Supported platforms:

    • Google Authenticator
    • DUO Mobile
    • Microsoft Authenticator
    • Okta Verify

Now you can enable an authentication experience to your environment that is accepted by all the most popular Cybersecurity frameworks.
To configure the One-Time passcode on Thinfinity Remote Desktop, you will have to add the authentication method on the tab “Authentication”, go to the tab “2FA”, and add the option “TOTP.”
One-Time passcode (HOTP/TOTP)
If you want to make the Second Factor Authentication compatible with Google Authenticator, check the “Google Authenticator Compatible” checkbox.
One-Time passcode (HOTP/TOTP)
You can also specify which authentication method you will use on the tab “Methods”:
One-Time passcode - HOTP-TOTP
You can also specify which authentication methods will use 2FA, using the “Enabled first-step authentication methods” :
One-Time passcode (HOTP/TOTP)
Click on ‘Apply’ after you finish configuring all available options.
Next time the user authenticates on the Thinfinity Login page, he will be prompted to scan a QR code for matching his user to a Second-step Code Generate App:
One-Time passcode - HOTP-TOTP
After matching the user with the Second-step Code Generate App, enter the verification code and click on ‘Continue’:
One-Time passcode - HOTP-TOTP
The next time the user authenticates, the QR code will be replaced by the following image:
One-Time passcode - HOTP-TOTP
If the user lost access to its Second-step Code Generate App and needs to be reset, this can be done from the Server Manager.
Click on the ‘Reset 2FA key for user’ , search for the username, and click ‘OK’:
One-Time passcode - HOTP-TOTP
One-Time passcode - HOTP-TOTP
If the user needs help remembering his username, it can be verified by using the ‘I don’t have access to my authentication device’ button.
One-Time passcode - HOTP-TOTP
If you have any questions regarding this blog entry, you can leave a comment below or send us an email at [email protected]
Cheers!

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Will this work with Authy?

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