Enable Two-Factor Authentication for Plesk
In this article, you will learn how you can enable two-factor authentication for your Plesk admin. Please follow the instructions below.
- A Plesk User
- Google Authenticator on your phone, or another software/password manager where you can scan the QR code which generates the one-time codes.
Step 1: Log in to Plesk
Go to https://plesk.snel.com:8443/ and log in.
Step 2: Install Google Authenticator
Install “Google Authenticator” plugin
Step 3: Enable Google Authenticator
Extensions -> Google Authenticator . Select
Enable Multi-factor Authentication and scan the QR code.
The “Remember Device” functionality will cause your browser to remember your Google Authenticator authentication information for a certain period of days. Clearing the browser cache will enforce a new authentication process. You should use this feature only on your personal devices!
Enter the verification code. You also need to enable the following options:
- Enable “Remember Device” functionality
- Pre-select “Remember Device” checkbox
- Remember device in days “30”
Click “OK” to save the changes and activate the Two-factor authentication for your Plesk user.
Step 5: Re-login to test two-factor authentication
Log out and re-login to Directadmin to check if two-factor authentication is working. Once the username and password are entered correctly, it will ask for your one-time code:
In this article, we have shown how to enable and use two-factor authentication for your Plesk admin user.