Drupal Plugin

Two-Factor Authentication with SecSign ID Plugin

Use SecSign ID Drupal two factor authentication on your Drupal site with an easy and highly secure user login using iOS or Android mobile devices as well as for desktop use.

Find out why our Two-Factor Authentication is the best, some key-facts for developers and why you should upgrade to SecSign for your business.

Learn more about the options of on-premise use and your own customized ID App in your corporate design.

Download the plugin as cloud version for a free and convenient protection.

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    SecSign ID is a plugin for real two-factor authentication (2FA) for Drupal sites. 2FA adds another layer of security to your website by using a second token. In this case the physical token is your smartphone.

    If you seek for more information about about two-factor authentication have a look at the Drupal Plugin Page or our Github site.

    Questions? Feel free to get in touch with us if you need help setting up your SecSign ID plugin or to request a plugin for a not yet supported environment.

    1. Installation

    1. Unzip the downloaded file and copy the folder “secsign” to Drupal_root/sites/all/modules.
    2. Log into Drupal and click on “Modules”.
      Scroll down and enable the secsign module,
      save your configuration.
    3. To activate the login block go to “Structure > Blocks” and search for “SecSign ID Login” in the “Disabled” section.
    4. Choose the section you want to display the SecSign ID login form, for example “Sidebar first” and save the configuration.


    2. User settings

    To use the SecSign ID Drupal two factor authentication, you need to assign a SecSign ID to your user profile.

    1. Log into Drupal and go to “People”.Click on your username, your profile page should appear.
    2. Click on the “SecSign ID” tab and assign your SecSign ID to your
      profile to allow Drupal two factor authentication with SecSign ID.


    3. Module Configuration

    The configuration page lets you manage the plugin behaviour for the login process. Log into Drupal and go to “Modules > secsign > Configure”. You are going to find the following options:

    Service name: The name of this web site as it shall be displayed on the user’s smart phone.

    Frontend Layout: Change the layout of the SecSign ID login form (frame and box-shadow)

    Password Login: Enables the Drupal password login inside the SecSign ID plugin

    Login Redirection Page: Select the page the user will be redirected to after a successful login. Select from all the pages listed in the dropdown menu. Choosing “Default” will return to the same page.

    Logout Redirection Page: Select the page the user will be redirected to after successfully ending their current session by logging out. Select from all the pages listed in the dropdown menu. Choosing “Default” will return to the same page.

    Show Greeting: Show or hide the simple greeting text.

    Show Name/Username: Displays the Drupal name or username after login.

    4. Troubleshooting

    If you disabled the Drupal password login and forgot your SecSign ID or lost your smartphone, do the following to gain access to your Drupal site:

    1. Log-in with the build-in Drupal password login
      • open YOUR_DRUPAL _URL/user to open the Drupal login form
      • login with your credentials and follow the steps described in #2
    2. Or change your SecSign ID in the database
      • Open your SQL database via console or phpmyadmin, which contains all the data from your Drupal installation. (Not sure? Open your Drupal directory via FTP and open the file sites/default/settings.php and search for $databases)
      • Open the table secsign and update the SecSign ID next to your username

    5. Available APIS

    We provide an ever growing list of APIs and plugins to easily integrate the SecSign ID Two-Factor Authentication in any project. An overview is available at Plugin and APIs.
    We do not only offer APIs in different programming languages but also plugins for CMS, Server and VPN environments, oAuth2 and many more. These plugins use our APIs and offer additional functionalities, for example user management, easy and native installation, logging or integration in firewalls or Active Directory.

    The JIRA plugin for example uses the JAVA-API. The PHP-Api and JS-API is used by WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Typo3 and many more. The ASP.net/C#-API is used for the Windows and Cisco VPN and the C-API is used for protecting Unix SSH services. The Objective-C API is used by our AppleTV and iPhone/iPad apps.


    6. See for yourself

    You can experience the SecSign ID two-factor authentication and the two-factor login by simply integrating the plugin into your website or test environment. Or you can try out the login process on our website without having to register first. You already have a SecSign ID or you want one? Login now and use the portal or use our hassle free registration.

    See for yourself how fast and convenient the login process using challenge-response authentication with 2048-bit key pairs is. There is no need for passwords, and no passwords or other confidential information are ever transmitted. It is easy to integrate and simple to use.

    For more information about the patented SafeKey procedure and it's unique security can be found here.

    If you are missing an API for the programming language you are working with, feel free to contact us and we’ll find a solution with you. If you need help with the integration into an existing system or you can’t find the plugin for your content management system you are working with, don’t hesitate to contact our support team.

    Your own ID-Server

    On premise installations of SecSign ID offer the flexibility to connect with your preferred servers, services, and devices. And you can customize the SecSign ID with your own organization’s branding.


    Why upgrade to SecSign?

    On-premise or in the cloud

    Choose between our SecSign ID Cloud or operate your own on-premise Two-Factor Authentication server.

    Easy customization

    Operate your own YourBrand ID app - Two-Factor Authentication customized to your needs.

    Ready-to-use SDK

    Integrate SecSign ID Two-Factor Authentication in existing apps with our ready-to-use SDK.

    Easy user management

    Use the Two-Factor Authentication Server to secure your company Active Directory/LDAP. Your own Identity and Access Management System, for example for mandatory updates and additional security features.

    Cover all logins

    Integration in any login environment: web, local, VPN, remote desktop, mobile logins and many more.

    Plugins for all your needs

    No need for complex integration: we have plugins for almost all environments.

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