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LastPass

Description

 

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This entry is used to define and configure a 'LastPass' credential entry.

 

LastPass offers different features per subscription plans. Remote Desktop Manager for Mac supports certain features of each plans:

 

Standard:

2-Factor Authentication (Google Authenticator) and Secure Notes.  The ones that contain both a UserName and Password are displayed in Remote Desktop Manager for Mac (Server, Email account, Database, Instant Messenger).

Premium:

2-Factor Authentication (YubiKey), please see LastPass Yubikey and mobile access section below

Enterprise:

Shared Folders

 

Settings

 

LastPass Settings

LastPass Settings

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Account name

LastPass account name (Email address).

Password

Password to access the LastPass account.

Always prompt for password

Always ask for password when connecting to LastPass.

Two factor

Select the 2-Factor Authentication for the LastPass account. Select between:

None

Google Authenticator

Yubikey (please see LastPass Yubikey and mobile access section below)

Always prompt with list

Always prompt with the list of credentials accessible from LastPass.

Title

Use the ellipsis to select the credential in your LastPass database, its title will be displayed when there is a selection.

 

LastPass YubiKey and mobile access

 

Remote Desktop Manager for Mac uses the mobile interface of LastPass to perform its integration.

 

Within the LastPass options for YubiKey, one may be confusing but may have an impact on the perceived security of your account.  If you decide to turn on the Permit Mobile Device Access setting, the YubiKey code is not required when you go through the mobile interface (https://lastpass.com/mobile), this means that only your master password is needed, which in fact removes the benefits of two-factor authentication.

Remote Desktop Manager for Mac has not means to detect what options are enabled in your LastPass account, therefore it will prompt you for the YubiKey code which may lead you to think that it is validated, but it is simply ignored by LastPass' services.  If you must enable Permit Mobile Device Access for any reason, you should set the two factor mode to None for your entries just as a clear indication that the YubiKey code is not required.

 

LastPass has a security feature to Restrict Mobile Devices that are using the mobile interface, we recommend strongly that you turn on the restrictive mode and authorize devices on a case by case basis.  We have added the required features to identify your Remote Desktop Manager for Mac instance as a mobile device.

 

Please consult current LastPass documentation for the concepts presented above.