Guides & TutorialsSecurity Two Factor Authentication Activating Two Factor Authentication

Activating Two Factor Authentication

To enable Two-Factor Authentication for a WHMCS installation, follow the steps below:

 

1. Login to your WHMCS Administration Area

2. Navigate to Setup > Staff Management > Two-Factor Authentication

3.  Click the Activate button under the service that you would like to enable. For example Time Based Tokens:

4. Select one or both of the Enable for use by Clients and Enable for use by Administrative Users options:

Enable for Clients or Admins

5. Click the Save button

These steps can be repeated for each service that you would like to enable.

Some extra steps are required to configure the DuoSecurity and YubiKey methods. Details are in our documentation: https://docs.whmcs.com/Two-Factor_Authentication#DuoSecurity

 

The next article shows how to require clients or staff to enable two factor authentication: