Enable Email based Two Step Verification
  • 14 Sep 2023
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Enable Email based Two Step Verification

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Article Summary

Email-based Two-Step (2-Step) verification provides you with a quick and easy way to enhance the security mechanism that is used to log in to Scalefusion Dashboard. Once enabled, whenever an administrator (including you) tries to log in to Dashboard, a One Time Password (OTP) will be sent to the email address with which the login has been attempted.

Who can Enable Two-Step Authentication?

Only the accounts with Owners and co-account Owners have the privilege of enabling 2-step authentication.

Before you Begin

  1. Make sure you have a valid Scalefusion Dashboard account with the owner or co-account owner privileges.
    Enabling 2-step verification will force all the owners, co-account owners, and other administrators in your Scalefusion Dashboard to follow 2-step verification.

Video Guide

Please watch the video guide for a visual walkthrough.

Steps

  1. Sign In to Scalefusion Dashboard.
  2. Navigate to Admin Panel > Admins and Roles
  3. Click on the Security tab.
  4. Click on the checkbox next to Enable 2-Step Verification
  5. By default Email option will be selected. Leave it at that.
  6. Click SAVE
  7. You will be asked to enter your password to confirm. Enter your password and click SUBMIT.
  8. This will enable email-based 2-step Verification for you and all your accounts in the Dashboard.
    Enabling 2-step verification does not sign you out or other users from the current session. It will be applicable the next time somebody attempts a sign-in.
    If you have already enabled Google Authenticator-based 2-Step verification, first DISABLE the current mechanism before you can enable Email-based 2-step verification.

How to Sign In with Email-based 2-Step Verification Enabled?

  1. Navigate to https://scalefusion.com/
  2. Click on the Login option.
  3. Enter your credentials and click Sign In.
  4. If the email and password are correct, then an email with One Time Passcode (OTP) will be sent to the email.
  5. Go to your Email inbox and check for the OTP code, including the Spam folder.
  6. Navigate back to the Scalefusion dashboard. Enter the received code.
  7. Click Sign In.

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