webMethods Developer Portal MFA using Token Based OTPs

Introduction

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use token based OTPs for multi factor authentication in webMethods Developer Portal.

Pre-requisite

In this tutorial we would use Google Authenticator.

Steps to follow

  1. Ensure SMTP server is configured under Administration → SMTP

  2. Next enable MFA in Administration → Security

  3. When user sign up in webMethods Developer Portal they would be receiving the secret token via email
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  4. The secret token will be generated only once if it’s lost it can’t be recovered

  5. Using the secret token the Google authenticator can be configured. Provide the secret token as key for your account setup

  6. We’re done with setting up the MFA. Next time when user tries to login webMethods Developer Portal they would be requested for OTP
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    User can provide the token from Google Authenticator has a OTP

  7. You will be taken to the Welcome Page after authentication