Slack

Introduction

In order to improve security while accessing Slack, users should use Multi-Factor Authentication. Multi-Factor authentication adds an extra layer around the traditional username and password login, thus preventing unwanted access by threat actors to your Slack instance. With Acceptto Multi-Factor Authentication adding that extra layer is simples and cost-effective.

This guide will walkthrough the following steps:

  1. Configure the Slack instance to use Multi-Factor Authentication
  2. Scan a QR code generated by Slack with the Acceptto Mobile Application.
  3. Login to Slack using Multi-Factor Authentication.
Initial Steps

Make sure you or user/s have the Acceptto It'sMeTM Mobile App downloaded from the Google Play or App Store. Then sign up for a new account.

Configure MFA Plugin

Step 1 - Select your instance, and from the dropdown menu, select Administration, workspace settings.

Step 2 - Select Authentication tab and expand the Workspace-wide two-factor authentication section.

Then, Select Activate two-factor authentication for my workspace.

Step 3 - Approve or customize the message alerting users for the fact that Multi-Factor Authentication is required.

Step 4 - Access your account settings and select Setup Two-Factor Authentication

Scan the QR code using the Acceptto Mobile application and provide the one time code generated.

Step 5 - Scan the QR code using the Acceptto Mobile application and provide the one time code generated in the Acceptto App.

Optionally add a backup phone.

Enter the one time code provided to the mobile phone.

Setup Complete

Logon with username and password; and at the next screen enter the One Time Password generated inside the Acceptto Mobile Application.

Support

If you require assistance, please email us at support@acceptto.com