Two-Factor Authentication for Discourse

The following instructions detail activation and utilization of 2FA for Discourse.

Download and install Google Authenticator.


Log in to Discourse.
http://discourse.xgenstudios.com/

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Navigate to the prompt for “Two Factor Authentication” in account preferences.
http://discourse.xgenstudios.com/u/USERNAME/preferences/second-factor/
or
http://forums.xgenstudios.com/u/USERNAME/preferences/second-factor/

Open Google Authenticator.

Select “BEGIN SETUP” or “+” then select “Scan barcode”.

Scan the QR code displayed in Discourse using Google Authenticator – Do this on multiple devices (mobile phones, tablets, etc) if possible to help ensure consistent access.

Enter the six-digit code from Google Authenticator into the text field labeled “Code” then select “Enable”.
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Note: An additional prompt for the six-digit code from Google Authenticator will follow the standard prompt for the e-mail address/username and password for future logins to Discourse.

To enable 2FA for Discord, follow the instructions in this topic.
To enable 2FA for Google, follow the instructions in this topic.

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