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Trying to create a 2 Factor Authentication for users to access data remotely.

Here my scenario:

We have a Watchguard to VPN into the network - If we use it's internal DB to store authentication information.

Then use Active Directory credentials to RDP or access files on a server.

Would that count?

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No, With two factor you are authenticated by two of three factors (there may be more but these are the three most common).

  1. Something you have (RSA key/Smart Card/etc)
  2. Something you know (password)
  3. Something you are (Fingerprint/biometrics)

Also I can say that a security auditor would probably not be pleased at storing authentication info in any way.

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