Configuring Multi-Factor Authentication

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    Multi-factor authentication (MFA) in Veeam Backup for AWS is based on the Time-based One-Time Password (TOTP) method that requires the user to verify the user identity by providing a temporary six-digit code sent by an authentication application to a trusted device.


    You cannot enable MFA for a user account which user identity was obtained form an identity provider.

    Enabling MFA

    To enable MFA for a user account, do the following:

    1. Switch to the Configuration page.
    1. Navigate to Accounts > Portal Users.
    1. Select the user account and click Enable MFA.
    2. Follow the instructions provided in the MFA Settings window:
    1. Install a supported authentication application on a trusted device. To view the list of authentication applications supported by Veeam Backup for AWS, click See a list of compatible applications.
    2. Scan the displayed QR code using the camera of the trusted device.
    3. Enter a verification code generated by the authentication application.
    4. Click OK.

    MFA Settings

    Disabling MFA

    To disable MFA for a user account, select the account on the Portal Users tab and click Disable.

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