Monday, April 23, 2012

Note to self: Google Authenticator + oneiric

install Google-Authenticator app on whatever device you prefer

Then you do this on Ubuntu 11.10 (oneric):
git clone

install libqrencode library
install libpam0g-dev

cd google-authenticator
sudo make install

run google-authenticator
Time-based tokens: Y
Scan the QR code you get up on screen with your authenticator app
Update .google-authenticator file: Y
Disallow use of same authentication token: Y
Increase window for time-skew: N
Rate-limiting: Y

insert auth required pam_google_authenticator-so into your /etc/pam.d/sshd file
sudo restart ssh


1 comment:

  1. Good news: it's in the repos!

    $ sudo apt-get install libpam-google-authenticator


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