How to set up Google 2-Step Verification for Dashboards with Google Authenticator

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by James Donaghy
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This article will instruct you on how to set up Google 2-Step Verification for your ScreenCloud Dashboards.

On every Dashboard, your encrypted credentials are stored securely in the cloud and not on any local devices, allowing you to securely display dashboards.

If your organization uses Google Authenticator to login to your required Dashboard, then you'll require an Account name and Secret Key from Google to input during your Dashboard configuration.

 

Table of Contents:

 

How to obtain your secret key credentials from Google

1.1. Here is a video on how to obtain those credentials from Google:

 
Now that we have our credentials, let's set up our Dashboard.
 
 

How to set up your dashboard with Google 2-Step Verification and Google Authenticator

2.1. Please follow the steps below in the video provided to learn how to set up your Dashboards with Google and Google Authenticator.

 
2.2. For written instructions of the steps in the video above, please see below:

Step 1: Download the Google Authenticator app.

Step 2: Get your Account name and Secret Key from Google. Store those credentials somewhere safe.

Step 3: Add an account in your Google Authenticator app on your mobile phone, and enter your Account name and Secret Key.

Step 4: Go to ScreenCloud and set up your Dashboard as normal.

Step 5: Once you've finished recording your journey, navigate to the Dashboard configuration step where you'll see an error message, indicated below:

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Step 6: Enter a credential name and your secret key in the fields below:

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Step 7: Click 'Save', and then 'Save and Preview' top right. Wait for the Dashboard to load. Once it loads successfully, the Dashboard is ready to display on your screens.

 


Enjoy your dashboards!
 
 
If you feel Dashboards would be a good fit for you, please see our Dashboards section. If you don't find the help you need, or if you have some feedback for the feature, please feel free to reach out to our support team at support@screencloud.com or give us a call at our toll-free support line at +18885575335.

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