cPanel 2-Factor Authentication Set up – Protect & Secure Account

cPanel 2-Factor Authentication Set up is to add an extra layer of security to your cPanel login. There are tons of people looking for a way to access or login to your cPanel account. The only way to secure your account is to setup two factor authentication from this step and guide.

Two factor authentication is also known as 2 steps verification or multi factor authentication. Reason for giving it this is name is because it comes in anytime you are done logging with normal password, and some set of information is required in order to connect online.

Set of information that is required is both password and code that will be sent to the phone number you used in opening or setting up two factor authentication. Without passcode, no one will be able to enter or login account online.

The code will be sent either through text message or phone call. You are the one to decide how the code will come. Please make sure you setup two factor authentication from this step and guide in order to hinder unauthorized attempt on account.

In case someone mistakenly has your password and wants to connect online with another device, two factor authentication will stop and hinders it from taking place. Because , 2 factor authentication will ask for code. Without the code , cPanel account can not accessed or connected. Make sure you keep code secrete and save.

Two-factor authentication (2FA) which also known as 2 steps verification is a security feature which requires two forms of identification so as to connect online. Immediately you are done entering password, you are required to enter a security code on the account.

cPanel is seen and known as a web hosting control panel . The company is an American corporation. The software enabled and offers graphical interface (GUI), including some automation tools that is designed to arrange the process of creating and hosting a website to the website owner.

Know, 2FA requires and needs a smartphone with a quality supported time-based one-time password (TOTP) app in order to login or signing. Here are the necessarily recommended ones.

How to Setup Two Factor Authentication on cPanel

 

  1. Tap on Set Up Two-Factor Authentication on your account.
  2. Connect to your cPanel account and 2FA app:
    • Automatically enact connection, scan the shown QR code with available app.
    • Manually enact connection, put needed Account and Key information.
  3. Inside your 2FA app, recover six-digit security code
  4. Put six-digit security code inside Security Code text box.
  5. Tap on Configure Two-Factor Authentication. Am sure its done from this step and guide.

How to Disable or Turn Off Two Factor Authentication on cPanel

  • Connect to WHM.
  • Tap TwoFactor Authentication.
  • Tap “Manage My Account” button on the page
  • Last thing is to tap Remove Twofactor Authentication. From this step and guide, am sure its done.

From this way, one will be able to turn on and turn off two factor authentication on cPanel. We can not advise you to bypass it for any reason.

More information on this, go to https://docs.cpanel.net/cpanel/security/two-factor-authentication-for-cpanel/#configure-2fa

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