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Rubrik released version 5.3.1 of the RCDM code a couple of days ago and one of the new feautures is the ability to protect all of your Rubrik login accounts with two-step verification by using the industry standard time-based OTP(one-time password) codes.

The Microsoft Authenticator app has been steadily extended in functionality as well, recently adding Microsoft account-based autofill capabilities across platforms.

Setting it up is really straightforward, on the Rubrik UI click on your username you just logged in with and select “Two-Step Verification Configuration”

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The configuration wizard shows some third party applications we recommend, including Microsoft Authenticator.

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Next use the Microsoft Authenticator app to scan the QR code to setup the relationship, select “add account –> personal account”, then click on “Scan QR code” and point your phone camera to the Rubrik GUI.

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Type in the OTP code displayed in your Microsoft Authenticator app into the OTP field on the Rubrik UI.

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Next time you log into RCDM you will be prompted for your OTP code.

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Open your Microsoft Authenticator app to retrieve the code and type it in and you are all set.

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You have now achieved another step in your passwordless journey!