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Backup codes list generation

Description

 

 

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The Backup Codes list contains codes that allow the user to confirm his authentication. This list must be kept in a safe place.

 

As an alternate 2-Factor authentication, the Backup Codes could be used by a user when his other 2-Factor device is not available.

 

Settings

 

Here are the steps to create a Backup Codes list using Remote Desktop Manager.

 

1.Open Remote Desktop Manager.

2.If it is not already selected, connect on the Devolutions Password Server data source.

3.Go in File - My Account Information.

 

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4.In the left pane of the Edit My Account Information dialog, select Alternate 2FA and then click on the Generate backup codes button.

 

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5.The following dialog contains the Alternate Backup Codes. It is also possible to print that list using the Printer button on the top left corner of that dialog.

 

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