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Authenticator App for Elastic Cloud

A step-by-step guide to activate 2FA in your Elastic Cloud account.

To enable Two-Factor Authentication for your Elastic Cloud account, follow these steps:

  • Begin by downloading the Authenticator App on your device. You can find it in your Apple device's App Store. Alternatively, you can scan the QR code provided or click on the "Download on the App Store" button below.
  • Download the Authenticator App from the App Store
    Scan QR code to download the Authenticator App

    Scan to download the app

  • Once the Authenticator App is installed, open it on your device.
  • In the Elastic Cloud account settings, locate the Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) or 2-Step Verification option.
  • Choose the option to set up 2FA and select the Authenticator App as your preferred method.
  • Scan the QR code displayed on your Elastic Cloud account using the Authenticator App. This step will link the app to your Elastic Cloud account.
  • The Authenticator App will generate a time-based one-time password (TOTP) for your Elastic Cloud account. Enter this code into the designated field on the Elastic Cloud website to verify the setup.
  • Once the verification is successful, Two-Factor Authentication will be enabled for your Elastic Cloud account.
  • From this point onward, whenever you log in to your Elastic Cloud account, you'll need to enter both your password and the temporary code generated by the Authenticator App to enhance the security of your account.

    Download the Authenticator App from the App Store
    Scan QR code to download the Authenticator App

    Scan to download the app

    Why you should use 2FA for Elastic Cloud?

    Elastic Cloud is a powerful platform that allows users to store and analyze data in real-time. However, with great power comes great responsibility. That's why it's important to enable 2-factor authentication (2FA) to protect your account from unauthorized access.
     By enabling 2FA, you add an extra layer of security to your account. This means that even if someone manages to obtain your password, they won't be able to access your account without the second factor, which is usually a code sent to your phone or generated by an app like our Authenticator.
     At our Authenticator, we take security and privacy seriously. We use industry-standard encryption to protect your data and never share it with third parties. We also recommend using a strong and unique password for your Elastic Cloud account and enabling 2FA to further enhance your security.
     In addition to enabling 2FA, there are other security and privacy tips you should follow when using Elastic Cloud. For example, make sure to keep your software up to date and avoid using public Wi-Fi networks when accessing your account.
     In conclusion, enabling 2FA is a simple and effective way to protect your Elastic Cloud account from unauthorized access. By taking a few extra steps to secure your account, you can enjoy the full benefits of this powerful platform with peace of mind.

    Service NameElastic Cloud

    How to set up 2FA for Elastic CloudDocumentation

    How to recover your Elastic Cloud accountIf you have lost access to your two-factor authentication (2FA) code generator, please get in touch with the Elastic Cloud support team support team for assistance.

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