[phpMyAdmin Developers] [phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin] Enhance security by adding support for 2-factor-authentication via Google Authenticator (#6197)
raghuram.vadapalli at research.iiit.ac.in
Wed Mar 22 12:47:59 CET 2017
It doesn't require internet. As far as I understand, when you scan the
code, a seed is shared by app on your phone and authentication system you
are logging into. This seed is used to generate OTP (HOTP or TOTP) on your
mobile app which can be verified by authentication system.
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On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 5:00 PM vivek modi <nit.vivek at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Can you help me to point out how is that possible?
> Because while using google authenticator some data will be sent to the
> server then only we will be able to receive the message on our phone right?
> And how will the people not having android or ios phone use google
> authenticator app?
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> *Subject: *Re: [phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin] Enhance security by adding support
> for 2-factor-authentication via Google Authenticator (#6197)
> > Am 22.03.2017 um 10:47 schrieb Vivek Modi <notifications at github.com>:
> > will the user be able to use 2-factor authentication if he in not
> connected to the internet?
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