Setup Two Step Verification on DreamHost

Edited by Djinu, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

You're watching VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show how to set up two-step verification with Google Authenticator and DreamHost hosting.


Steps

  1. 1
    First, we log into the Dreamhost account
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  2. 2
    Then, we click the "Menu" option
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    It is on the left-hand side.
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  3. 3
    We click "BILLING & ACCOUNT"
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  4. 4
    We click "Security"
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    We will see that enabling multifactor authentication will give us 1GB of free storage on Dream Objects.
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  5. 5
    We enter our current password
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  6. 6
    We select "Google Authenticator, Time-Based (recommended)" in "Multifactor Authentication Type"
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  7. 7
    We click "Get Started"
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    We will be given the QR code.
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  8. 8
    We open Google Authenticator on the phone
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  9. 9
    We tap the plus icon at the top on the right
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  10. 10
    We tap "Scan barcode"
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    We scan the barcode.
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  11. 11
    Now, we enter our six-digit authorization code for "DreamHost Panel" on the computer
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  12. 12
    We click "Activate"
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    We will be given the backup codes to write down and keep in a safe place in case we ever lose Google Authenticator account or the phone we use with Google Authenticator.
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  13. 13
    We copy the backup codes
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    They are not shown in the video.
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  14. 14
    Now, we click "Menu" and log out
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  15. 15
    We reopen our DreamHost account
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  16. 16
    We enter "Multifactor Authentication Code"
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    It is 747631 in this video.
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  17. 17
    We can click the drop-down menu next to "Remember this computer?"
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    We can choose "Don't remember", "Remember for 1 week", or "Remember for 1 month".
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  18. 18
    Let's click "Remember for 1 month"
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  19. 19
    We update the "DreamHost Panel" code, since it has changed
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    It is 703455 in this video.
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  20. 20
    We click "Sign In"
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That was how to add two-step authentication to DreamHost hosting, using DreamHost as well as Google Authenticator. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below. Thanks for watching VisiHow!

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Video: Setup Two Step Verification on DreamHost

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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Djinu

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