Two Factor Authentication

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This function allows you to configure two-factor authentication (2FA), an improved security measure for the login interface of cPanel & WHM. Two-factor authentication requires two forms of identification:

  • Your password
  • A generated security code

When you enable 2FA, an application on your smartphone supplies a code that you must enter with your password to log in. Without your smartphone, you cannot log in. For more information about 2FA, read Wikipedia's Two-Factor Authentication article.

Note:

2FA requires a smartphone with a supported time-based one-time password (TOTP) app. We suggest the following apps:

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