GetUserMultiFactorAuthentication Method

The GetUserMultiFactorAuthentication method tells you whether a user has enabled two-step authentication and returns the notification method that the user has selected.

The GetUserMultiFactorAuthentication method is invoked using the MethodOperation.

You can also retrieve two-factor authentication settings at the office level using the GetOfficeMultiFactorAuthentication method.


Name Type Description
UserID String The object ID of the SmartOffice user account.


Request XML
<request version='1.0'>

Response XML
<response version="1.0">
        <sessionClosed /> 
    <!-- Cost 18 mill seconds. --> 

The response contains the following values:
Element Description Possible Values
TwoWayAuthMode Specifies whether two-step authentication is enabled. 0 (disabled) or 1 (enabled)
OTPNotifyMethod Specifies the notification method the user has selected for receiving verification codes. Note: If the user has disabled two-step authentication, this value reflects the notification method selected the last time the user enabled two-step authentication. If the user has never enabled two-step authentication, the value is 0 (none). 0 (none), 1 (text), 2 (e-mail), or 3 (text and e-mail)
Topic revision: 27 Sep 2017, DinosLambropoulos

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