Unable to MFA on multiple admin users

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21 Aug, 2017 11:38 AM


We have MFA failures on multiple admin user

Ex: civil-devops and tpaas-devops users.

Authentication is intermittent/flapping. Now, we are unable to login. Is there anything going around within y-lastic ?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Ylastic on 21 Aug, 2017 12:08 PM

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    What app are you using for MFA?

  2. 2 Posted by Sridhar on 21 Aug, 2017 01:38 PM

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    We are using google authenticator for MFA.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Ylastic on 21 Aug, 2017 02:18 PM

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    Looking into this. Would you like to disable MFA for this login while we are looking into this?

  4. 4 Posted by Priya on 21 Aug, 2017 06:35 PM

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    Please disable MFA for the below accounts.

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Ylastic on 21 Aug, 2017 06:57 PM

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    Disabled MFA for those three logins. Please go to https://dashboard.ylastic.com/logout and you should be able to login with your password and no MFA.

  6. Support Staff 6 Posted by Ylastic on 21 Aug, 2017 08:03 PM

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    Found the issue. Looks like the NTP server used by Amazon Linux has a bit of a drift on the clock. That was causing the MFA code to be invalid as all MFA codes are time based. We made a change to the NTP servers used.

    Please try this again when you get a chance and let us know if you have any issue with MFA.


  7. Ylastic closed this discussion on 25 Oct, 2017 09:05 PM.

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