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Configure SSH to Work with Google Authenticator

Hands-On Lab

 

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Training Architect

Length

00:45:00

Difficulty

Intermediate

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