Evidian Authentication Manager allows you to authenticate using different strong authentication methods. This page describes how to configure a mobile device to authenitcate on a Windows workstation with QRentry.
Evidian QRentry replaces the static password by a One-Time Password (OTP). This strong authentication method can be used for internal and external users, including customers, partners and employees. With Evidian QRentry, your users authenticate with their smartphone by scanning a QR Code.
With QRentry, your users log on to their Windows session by scanning a QR Code with their smartphone. This access is available, in online or offline mode, connected or not connected to the corporate network and Active Directory. QRentry works even if the PC’s network, mouse, USB port and authentication devices are broken. It also works for remote troubleshooting.
3 steps to prepare a mobile device for QRentry:
1. Allowing users to enroll a mobile device.
2. Installing QRentry on your mobile device.
3. Enrolling your mobile device.
Allow the following administration role:
1. In the EAM console, click the User Security Profile that contains the users for whom you want to allow the use of QRentry for emergency access.
2. Click the Mobile Device tab.
3. Complete the Security tabbed panel and click Apply.
a. The users associated with the selected User Security Profile can enroll their mobile device.
b. The enrollment wizard will be automatically launched upon their next authentication.
c. Everybody can use QRentry.
d. The configuration of QRentry is updated every x days. For example, if a new application for QRentry has been created in E-SSO, it will be available at the next configuration update.
QRentry is available for Android and iOS mobile devices. Depending on the mobile device you own, start the corresponding application
from the Applications menu:
In the Search menu, type QRentry.
Select the QRentry application and tap Install.
QRentry needs your authorization to access the Calls feature of your mobile device to be installed.
From the Applications menu, tap the QRentry icon to start QRentry.
The enrollment of a mobile device can be done through Authentication Manager or through the EAM portal Depending on the configuration defined by the EAM administrator:
As long as you have not enrolled any mobile device, the enrollment wizard may start automatically when you log on to your Windows session. Otherwise, if you need to start it manually, right-click the Authentication Manager icon located in the notification area, and select Mobile Device Enrollment.