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Configure SSH to Work with Google Authenticator

Hands-On Lab


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In this lab, you are required to configure SSH to interact with the Google Authenticator. The server is configured as such that it only asks for a password, that needs to be changed after the first usage. Your job is to add this additional authentication step. First, you will need to install and initialize the google authenticator. Then, you will need to configure SSH to make use of the authenticator. When everything is set up, make sure you perform a verification that your configuration is valid.

What are Hands-On Labs?

Hands-On Labs are scenario-based learning environments where learners can practice without consequences. Don't compromise a system or waste money on expensive downloads. Practice real-world skills without the real-world risk, no assembly required.