Extension:EmailAuth

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EmailAuth
Release status: beta
Implementation User identity
Description Two-factor authentication via email
Author(s) Tgrtalk
Latest version 0.1.0
Compatibility policy release branches
MediaWiki 1.27+
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
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The extension allows two-factor authentication via email. While this is less secure than other two-factor methods such as Extension:OATHAuth , this does not have to be set up by the user, it only requires a confirmed email address. As such the extension is mainly meant to be used by system administrators in emergencies (such as a database leak).

The EmailAuthRequireToken hook is used to decide when the second factor is required.