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Google Authenticator

Description

 

Remote Desktop Manager for Mac allows you to use Google Authenticator as a 2-Factor authentication to provide an additional security layer when opening a data source.

 

Settings

 

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Before you start the configuration, make sure you have installed the Google Authenticator application on your Android device, Blackberry or on your Apple product (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch).

 

1.  Select Google Authenticator as your 2-Factor Authentication and click on Apply.

 

2-Factor Configuration - Google Authenticator

2-Factor Configuration - Google Authenticator

 

2. Once you have installed the application, scan the QR code on your screen with the Google Authenticator application to set up Remote Desktop Manager for Mac in Google Authenticator. When Remote Desktop Manager for Mac is configured with Google Authenticator, enter the Validation code provided by Google Authenticator and click on Validate.

 

Google Authenticator Setup

Google Authenticator Setup

 

2. Relaunch Remote Desktop Manager for Mac and select the protected data source to be prompted for the Google Authenticator code.

 

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Google Authenticator generates a new validation code every 30 seconds. Please consult your device application documentation for more details.