Multifactor Authentication (MFA)

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Visual Guard supports Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) on top of the existing authentication methods, requiring users to provide additional verification beyond a username and password. This could include receiving a one-time password (secure code) or magic link via SMS or email. MFA enhances security by adding an extra layer of protection against unauthorized access, even if login credentials are compromised.

Shown below is a demo application secured by VisualGuard Identity Server.

Step 1: User tries to access the demo application, by clicking on ‘Secure using Universal Login’.


Step 2: Since the user is not authenticated user, he/she will be redirected to the Identity server login page automatically

Click on the drop down under Authentication and choose your prefered authentication types i.e VisualGuard or WindowsbyCredential etc, then enter the Username and Password, Click sign In


Step 3: Once you login, the MFA authentication window will show up, which will ask you the options if you would like to have the link or OTP to be sent via email or SMS, after selecting the option click on OK.


Step 4: Once you choose the option, an OTP or link will be sent to your registered email ID or phone number, enter the OTP received and click on Sign In


Step 5: Once the user is authenticated and authorized successfully, he/she will be redirected back to the demo application.