Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of net.sf.basedb.otp/using


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Timestamp:
Aug 10, 2018, 8:26:25 AM (4 months ago)
Author:
nicklas
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Updated OTP documentation with information about the latest changes

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    55'''Note that the OTP setup must be done by the end user. This can't be done by the server administrator.'''
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    7 A smartphone or similar device that has the capability to read a QR code is needed. The device must also be able to run some an app for generating one-time passwords. For example, the [https://freeotp.github.io/ FreeOTP] app is available for both Anroid and iOS, but
     7A smartphone or similar device that has the capability to read a QR code is needed. The device must also be able to run some an app for generating one-time passwords. For example, the [https://freeotp.github.io/ FreeOTP] app is available for both Android and iOS, but
    88any app that is compatible with the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Authenticator Google authenticator] implementation should work.
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    3636 * The server admin may decide if OTP should be optional or required. If it is optional the
    3737   '''One-time passcode''' field is named '''OTP or password''' instead.
     38 * If the device that is used to generate OTP codes is lost or stops working, it will not be possible to login. Please contact a server administrator for resetting the OTP configuration.
    3839
    3940== Remove OTP from a user account ==
     
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    4344 1. Go to the '''Administrate->Users''' list, locate the user and and open the edit dialog.
    44  2. Switch to the '''Additional info''' tab, and clear the '''OTP Key''' field.
     45 2. Switch to the '''OTP''' tab, and click on the '''Reset''' button.
     46 3. If the '''Require OTP''' option is enabled the user must re-configure OTP before logging in the next time.
    4547 3. Save.
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    5456 1. Go to the '''Administrate->Users''' list, locate the user and and open the edit dialog.
    55  2. Switch to the '''Additional info''' tab, and enabled the '''OTP is required''' option.
     57 2. Switch to the '''OTP''' tab, and enabled the '''Require OTP''' option.
    5658 3. Save.
     59
     60'''Notes'''
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     62 * If OTP has already been configured for a user, the user must use OTP so the '''Require OTP''' setting is not visible or needed in this case.