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UNIMAS Identity 2FA User Guides

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1.  UNIMAS Identity 2FA Basic

  1.1.   Setup 2FA

  1.2.   Sign in 2FA

  1.3.   Resetting 2FA code

  1.4.   Re-setup authenticator app


1.   UNIMAS Identity 2FA Basic

For application that require 2FA, user will be prompted to input the OTP number if the 2FA is configured or redirected to the setup page to setup 2FA.

1.1 Setup 2FA

User will be automatically redirected to the 2FA setup page when accessing 2FA-enabled application if the user has yet setup their 2FA. 2FA setup page also can be accessed at https://identity.unimas.my/setup2fa

  1. Login with your username and password and click 'Sign in'
  2. Add your phone number and click Confirm Phone. Please note that this action will trigger a notification to inform you that you have linked this number to your account. 
  3. You will be prompted to key in the TAC number which is sent to your mobile phone via SMS. Once done, click Confirm 
  4. You will be shown the QR code and key to setup your authenticator app. Download either Google Authenticator or Microsoft Authenticator in your device. 
  5. On the authenticator app on your device, scan the QR code shown on the screen. Once done, click 'Done Setup'.
  6. You will be redirected to your intended application. The next time you sign-in to the application, you will be prompted to enter your OTP number. Use OTP number displayed on your authenticator app.
1.2 Sign in 2FA

When prompted to key in the OTP,

  1. Open the authenticator app in your device to get the OTP
  2. Enter the OTP in the page and click 'Submit' to proceed
1.3 Resetting 2FA code

If your 2FA code is compromised, you may need to reset your 2FA code. This action will invalidate the code generated by the authenticator app with previous setup.

  1. Login to UNIMAS Identity admin at https://identity.unimas.my/admin
  2. Under ‘2-step Authentication’ click on ‘Reset 2-step authentication code’ 
  3.  If prompted, enter OTP code shown on your authenticator app. If you have no access to the authenticator app (ie: phone reset, app uninstalled), click ‘Get code in another way’ > ‘Send code via SMS’ 
  4. Once you have the code, key-in the code into the input field and click ‘Reset 2FA’ button 
  5. You will be redirected to the setup page to complete the setup (refer step 2,3,4,5 from 1.1 Setup 2FA section above)
1.4 Re-setup authenticator app

In case you’ve missed the step to scan your QR code during the setup process, or you have installed another authenticator app that you may want to setup without resetting the code, you may scan the existing QR code.

  1. Login to UNIMAS Identity admin at https://identity.unimas.my/admin 
  2. Under ‘2-step Authentication’ click on ‘Show Authenticator QR Code’. This will display the QR code to setup your authenticator app. 
  3. Scan the QR code shown with your authenticator app


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Created by Mohd Razif Bin Baital @ Latif Razif on 2020/06/15 17:15

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