Mobile 2FA

Overview


Mobile 2FA is the plugin aimed at strengthening your HostBill admin and client portal protection. With mobile two-factor authentication your staff members and customers who opted in for this feature will receive a one-time passcode upon login.

This method of two factor authentication can be enabled/disabled per staff member / customer. The message user receives with the passcode can be easily edited in message templates.

Activating the module


  1. The plugin is free and available to all HostBill users. In order to activate the plugin go to Settings→ Modules→ Plugins → Inactive, find and activate Mobile 2FA plugin. 

  2. Once the plugin is activated you will be directed to Settings→ Modules→ Plugins to configure the module.

Please note that this module requires active mobile notifications setting and any active notification module to send an SMS.

You can read about mobile notifications here.

Module configuration


This module does not require additional configuration. It adds additional registration field to staff member & customer profile:

  • Two-Factor auth (Mobile 2FA) checkbox to enable/disable 2factor authentication in their profiles


Example use:

When a staff member enables two-step authentication, after logging in, the staff member will be asked to enter a one-time password sent by SMS: