[rancid] OTP/2-factor authentication

Wayne Eisenberg Wayne.Eisenberg at CarolinasIT.com
Wed Feb 21 20:27:14 UTC 2018

I believe you are correct. It happens when certain people insist on a policy that requires the only way to connect is via 2-factor and don't make any accommodation for things like this or the need to be able to script a large rollout of a change, etc.


-----Original Message-----
From: heasley [mailto:heas at shrubbery.net]
Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 5:25 PM
To: Wayne Eisenberg
Cc: 'rancid-discuss at shrubbery.net'
Subject: Re: [rancid] OTP/2-factor authentication

Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 09:34:32PM +0000, Wayne Eisenberg:
> I did some searching, and I'm pretty sure I already know the answer, but has anyone had any success with rancid and 2-factor authentication such as OKTA (time-based OTP)?
> Any workarounds?

how would it work?  I'm probably being dense on the subject, but it seems like an obstacle to automation.  Happy to receive a cluebyfour.

it seems that such security goals can be achieved by aaa authorization
(ie: read-only) and password expiration in aaa authentication.


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