Enable Google Authenticator with Plesk
Objective: This extension offers additional user account protection with multi-factor authentication. After enabling Google Authenticator, a second step is added to the Plesk login procedure: in addition to their password, users must provide a one-time passcode generated by the Google Authenticator application installed on their mobile device.
Read more about Google Authenticator and other authentication-related extensions.
Step 1: follow the steps to install google-authenticator extension
1: Visit the URL http://<your_domain>:8880 or https://<your_domain>:8443 (For SSL) and login using your username and password.
Step 2: Steps to access the dashboard by login with Google Authentication
1. Visit the URL http://<your_domain>:8880 or https://<your_domain>:8443 (For SSL) and login using your username and password. A pop-up will open as given below,
Step 3: To disable or remove the extension, steps are as follows
1. Go to Extension, and click on My Extension.
Note: Please clear Google Authenticator application's cache every 30 days to work it properly.
If I have lost my phone. How can I access the Plesk panel?
# cd /usr/local/psa/admin/plib/modules/google-authenticator
If client want to change the secret account code or barcode
If client want to change the secret account key or barcode which user have to configure their mobiles. Client need to uninstall the security plugin and reinstall it from Extensions tab.
Article ID: 934
Last updated: 26 Jul, 2018