Setting up Trusona for A2 Hosting using 2-step authentication with TOTP

This guide details the steps required to set up Trusona as a 2-step verification authenticator with TOTP for A2 Hosting

Installing the Trusona App

Before you get started with the instructions below you'll need to install and register with the Trusona App.

  1. Download the Trusona App on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
  2. Follow the registration steps in the App.
  3. Verify your email by clicking the link from Trusona.
  4. You're setup and ready to go!

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1. Log in to A2 Hosting

Log in to the A2 Hosting Customer Portal

2. Editing Your Account Details

Click on the Account tab and select Edit Account Details from the dropdown menu.

Edit Account Details
Edit Account Details

3. Security Settings

Locate the My Account sidebar and select Security Settings

4. Enabling Two-Factor Authentication

Under Two-Factor Authentication, click on Click here to Enable Two-Factor Authentication

5. Scan the QR Code

A QR code will be shown on the screen.

  1. Open the Trusona app, and tap on the Settings menu
  2. Tap 2-step verification (TOTP)
  3. Scan the QR code
  4. Type in the number you see from the Trusona app
Scanning the code
Scanning the code

6. Finalize

Enter the code from the app into the screen located under Verification Step, then click Confirm. It should now show Key Verified Successfully!

You will also be prompted to save backup codes for account access should you not have access to the app. Make sure to store them someplace securely.

Setup complete! The next time you log in to A2 Hosting and are prompted for a One-time passcode, you can use the Trusona app to log in.


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