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Setting up 2 factor authentication for ssh logins on Ubuntu 16.04

published Mar 04, 2018 05:30   by admin ( last modified May 12, 2018 03:06 )

totp may be deployed so you can use your Google Authenticator, FreeOTP or similar, to add a layer of security to your ssh logins.

This guide worked for me (Linode):

Use One-Time Passwords for Two-Factor Authentication with SSH on Ubuntu 16.04 and Debian 8

While this guide did not enable totp for me:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-multi-factor-authentication-for-ssh-on-ubuntu-16-04