How to enable two-factor login

elmah.io supports two-factor login through either one of the social providers or a two-factor app like Google Authenticator or Authy.

Two-factor with an elmah.io username and password

When signing into elmah.io with a username and password, two-factor authentication can be enabled on the Security tab on your profile:

Enable two-factor

Follow the instructions on the page to install either Google Authenticator or Authy. Once you have the app installed, scan the on-screen QR code and input the generated token in the field in step 3.

Once two-factor authentication has been successfully set up, the following screen is shown:

Two-factor enabled

Two-factor authentication can be disabled at any time by inputting a new code from the authenticator app in the text field and clicking the Deactivate two-factor login button.

Two-factor with a social provider

When using one of the social providers to log in to elmah.io, two-factor authentication can be enabled through either Twitter, Facebook, Microsoft, or Google. Check out the documentation for each authentication mechanism for details on how to enable two-factor authentication.


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