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FortiToken and FortiToken Mobile

This section describes various authentication scenarios involving FortiToken, a disconnected one-time password (OTP) generator that's either a physical device or a mobile token. Time-based token passcodes require that the FortiAuthenticator clock is accurate. If possible, configure the system time to be synchronized with a network time protocol (NTP) server.

To perform token-based authentication, the user must enter the token passcode. If the user’s username and password are also required, this is called two-factor authentication.

FortiToken and FortiToken Mobile

This section describes various authentication scenarios involving FortiToken, a disconnected one-time password (OTP) generator that's either a physical device or a mobile token. Time-based token passcodes require that the FortiAuthenticator clock is accurate. If possible, configure the system time to be synchronized with a network time protocol (NTP) server.

To perform token-based authentication, the user must enter the token passcode. If the user’s username and password are also required, this is called two-factor authentication.