2-Factor authentication for Exchange ActiveSync

Merijn Schering Merijn ScheringApril 19, 2023
2-Factor authentication for Exchange ActiveSync

Since version 6.7 we've built in a special two-factor authentication mechanism for ActiveSync devices to improve your security. Unfortunately the protocol doesn't support native 2-factor authentication, but we've found a clever workaround. When enabled, the user can setup an account with his username and password. But it will only synchronize an informative message:

2-Factor authentication message

It informs you that the account setup must be completed by logging in to Group-Office to allow the device to connect:

2-Factor authentication approve device

The connected devices can be managed from your account settings:

2-Factor authentication clients
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