Security is a major concern for every enterprise. It is more alarming, when unauthorized users could lay their hands on business management software. This is why, " Two-Factor Authentication" has become so mandatory for every business. You can now secure the access to Patch Manager Plus by using two-factor authentication and feel assured. When two-factor authentication is enabled, users will be prompted to enter the One Time Password (OTP) along with their default password. Patch Manager Plus supports two-factor authentication in two modes, using email and Google authenticator.
When you choose email as a mode for two-factor authentication, the OTP will be generated by Patch Manager Plus and sent to the user's registered email address. User will have to use the OTP received in the email in addition to the regular password. User should have access to email, in order to access Patch Manager Plus server.
If you choose to use Google Authenticator, all you need to do is to install the Google Authenticator app on your smart phone. You will have map Patch Manager Plus server details on the google authenticator, which is a one time process. You can use the OTP generated on the app, as the second password, to login to Patch Manager Plus. OTP can be generated anytime, anywhere, it does not require any connection to internet.