Two-factor authentication lets you protect your account in a strong way.

With two-factor authentication enabled, logging in to your account works a bit differently than usual: you enter your password and a secure code generated by your mobile device. Stealing your password isn’t enough for an attacker to get access to your Exoscale account.

This method combines the security of something you know (your password) and something you have (your mobile device that generates secure codes).

Set up

From the ACCOUNT menu, go to PROFILE and then click on the Password and Security tab.

  • Click on Set up two-factor verification.
  • Enter your Account password
  • Scan the QR code with your device’s authenticator app, or enter the code in the app
  • Your app will give you another code to enter in the form
  • Click SUBMIT and you should be all set

If you don’t have an authenticator app yet, here are a few possibilities: