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Two factor authentication on multiple devices

Posted June 12, 2014 4.3k views
I want to enable two factor authentication on my account, however, I want to have two different people be able to access it. Is there a way to achieve that using two-factor authentication?

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It is possible to use two-factor authentication with multiple devices. You simply need to have both devices scan the QR code that is generated. Of course if you are giving someone else access to your account, you should make sure that you trust them. They will have the ability to lock you out of the account. In some cases, particularly with contractors, it might be better to give them access to an individual VPS rather than the account.

Hey! I can’t find the QR. Where is it?
Thanks

Hi, I’ve set up MFA already, but now need to give someone else access. Do I need to disable the MFA, and set it up again to get the barcode to show, or is there a way to view the one I’ve already used?

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