[security-dev] managing OTP

Pedro Igor Silva psilva at redhat.com
Mon Aug 12 06:19:58 EDT 2013

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bill Burke" <bburke at redhat.com>
> To: security-dev at lists.jboss.org
> Sent: Sunday, August 11, 2013 8:58:27 AM
> Subject: [security-dev] managing OTP
> There's a few issues with managing credentials.  The first is, there is
> no way to remove a credential.  This is essential to TOTP as you may end
> up with a lost or obsolete device.
> https://issues.jboss.org/browse/PLINK-236

I missed that too and have discussed that with Shane a long time ago. The idea is to have a history of all account's credentials.

If a devices becomes obsolete, you just set expiration date.

> THe 2nd is that for TOTP, you will want to check every device on a
> credential validation rather than just one:
> https://issues.jboss.org/browse/PLINK-237
> Our own VPN allows me to set up multiple tokens.  I have one on my
> iphone and ipad just in case I lose one or the other.  OUr VPN allows me
> to use either to login in.

Is not a valid option you iterate over user's devices and try each one ?

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