Two Factor Authentication via Mail

This feature is only available when operating from the Lite Web Portal, and it requires the configuration of an SMTP server in the Remote Control Server.

About this task

When the user asks to initiate Unattended Remote Control sessions form the Lite Web Portal, an email with a One-Time Authentication Code is sent to the User email address. Once the controller is started, the user is asked to insert connection code received by mail. Activate the feature on the Remote Control Server.

To activate the feature:


  1. From the web interface menu select Admin > Edit Properties File, and then select
  2. At the bottom of the page, in the Unattended Target - Enable two factor authentication for Lite Web Portal Access, set the property to True.
  3. At the top of the page click Submit.
  4. From the web interface menu, select Admin > Reset Application
    Additional Options:
    • The length of the generated Authentication Code is controlled by the broker.code.length property.

    • You can customize the validity of the token by setting rc.unattended.twofactors.token.minutes.