Secure Your Thinfinity Workspace with Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) using Duo

Secure Your Thinfinity Workspace with Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) using Duo

Product: Thinfinity Workspace

Version: 7 and above

In today's digital landscape, strong security measures are crucial. Implementing Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) adds an extra layer of protection to your Thinfinity Workspace, guarding against unauthorized access even if passwords are compromised. This guide will walk you through the process of setting up Duo Security, a popular MFA provider, as your second factor for Thinfinity logins.

By following these simple steps, you can significantly enhance the security of your Thinfinity environment and ensure authorized access only. With Duo's advanced authentication methods, you gain peace of mind knowing your data and applications are safeguarded.

Let's begin!

I. Prerequisites:

  • Duo Security account with administrative access

  • Thinfinity Configuration Manager installed and accessible

  • Duo Mobile app installed on your smartphone

II. Configuring Duo Security:

  1. Log in to the Duo Admin Panel: 
    1. Go to Duo admin login page and enter your Duo credentials.
  2.  Add a New Application:
    1. Click on the "Applications" tab.
    2. Click on the "Protect an Application" button.

  • In the "Search Applications" bar, type "Web SDK" and click the "Protect" button.

      3. Gather Configuration Details:
  • On the application Settings page, locate the following items:
    • Integration Key (Client ID):
    • Secret Key (Client Secret):
    • API Hostname:

III. Configuring Thinfinity:

  1. Open Thinfinity Configuration Manager:
    1. Launch the program on your Computer.
  1. Enable Duo Authentication:
    • Click on the "Authentication" tab.
    • Click the "Add" button.
    • Select "DUO" from the list of authentication methods.

  1. Enter Duo Credentials:
    • Paste the previously obtained Integration Key, Secret Key, and API Hostname into their respective fields.

  1. Save and Apply Changes:
    • Click "OK" to save the configuration.
    • Click "Apply Changes" to implement the Duo authentication.

IV. Assigning Duo to an Authentication Method:

  1. Navigate to Authentication Methods:
    • Select the "Methods" tab in Thinfinity Configuration Manager.
  2. Edit Your Default Authentication Method:
    • Click your default authentication method (e.g., Active Directory, Google).
  3. Enable Duo 2FA:
    • On the 2FA Method dropdown select DUO

  1. Save and Apply Changes:
    • Click "OK" to save the configuration.
    • Click "Apply Changes" to implement the 2FA requirement.

V. Verifying with Duo Mobile:

  1. Log in to Thinfinity Workspace:
    • Attempt to log in to Thinfinity Workspace using your usual credentials.
  2. Duo Mobile Prompt:
    • You'll be redirected to Duo Security's website and prompted to verify your identity.

  1. Approve on Duo Mobile:
    • Open the Duo Mobile app on your smartphone.

    • If using QR code scan, scan the code displayed on the website.

    • If using passcode, enter the code displayed on the website into the Duo Mobile app.

    • Tap "Approve" to confirm your login attempt.

  2. Access Granted:
    • Once approved, you'll be granted access to the Thinfinity Workspace.

VI. Additional Notes:

  • Remember to install and configure the Duo Mobile app on all devices you use to access Thinfinity.

  • For improved security, consider enabling Duo Push for faster and more convenient authentication.

  • Refer to the official Duo Security documentation for more advanced configuration options.

By following these steps and incorporating the feedback from expert ratings, you'll have a clear, concise, and user-friendly guide for setting up 2FA with Duo for Thinfinity.

If you have any further inquiries or need additional support, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. Our team is always available to help address any questions or concerns you may have.

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