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SMS Free

Description

 

This 2FA SMS configuration use the free method to send SMS from a computer through an e-mail address composed by the mobile phone number and the domain of the Cellular carrier (e.g.: 1234567890@cellularcarrier.com). Please take note that not all Cellular carrier provide this type of SMS sendind method.

 

Settings

 

1.In the Email tab, configure your SMTP Server.

 

Email settings

Email settings

2.In the Two-Factor tab, select SMS as your 2FA mode.

 

Server Settings

Server Settings

 

3.After clicking on the Save button, it will display a message to fill in the mobile number of each user and to configure the Devolutions Password Server instance with the Service type set to Web API.

 

Configuration advice

Configuration advice

 

4.On the Devolutions Password Server console, click on the Users icon to configure the users that should use the 2FA if the option Optional per User is set.

 

Devolutions Server console

Devolutions Server console

 

5.Fill in the Mobile phone number in the Information tab of the User management window.

 

User Management - Information tab

User Management - Information tab

 

6.The SMS 2FA can be configured directly through the User Management window. Click on Configure on the General tab.

 

User management - General tab

User management - General tab

 

7.Click on Change to set the 2FA Type.

 

2FA Configuration

2FA Configuration

 

8.After setting the 2FA Type to SMS, click on Save.

 

2FA Configuration

2FA Configuration

 

9.Check the Configure later by the user check box to let the user authenticate his connection to the Datasource.

 

SMS setup

SMS setup

 

10.On the first connection to the Datasource, choose the Cellular carrier of the mobile phone and click on Send sms validation code.

 

SMS user authentication

SMS user authentication

 

11. A message box inform that the SMS code has been sent.

 

SMS sent

SMS sent

 

12. Enter, in the proper field, the SMS Validation code and click on the Save button to complete the authentication.

 

Fill in the Validation code

Fill in the Validation code

 

13. For all of subsequent connection to the Datasource, the SMS Validation code will be sent automatically and the user will have to fill in the Validation code field and click on the Connect button. If the Validation code was not received, click on Resend validation code.

 

Fill in the Validation code

Fill in the Validation code