miniOrange Windows VPN 2FA solution supports the use of PAP Authentication with PPTP, SSTP, and L2TP VPN. A Windows PPTP client will not negotiate MPPE (encryption) when PAP is used, meaning the password is sent from the client to the RRAS server as plain text. miniOrange recommends SSTP or L2TP, which encrypt communication between the client and the RRAS server.
When you enable 2FA for Windows VPN, your users enter their username and password (first factor) as usual, and they have to enter an authentication code (the second factor) which will share on your virtual or hardware 2FA solution to get access.
The 2-factor authentication can be of two types depending on the VPN clients.
miniOrange accomplishes this by acting as a RADIUS server that accepts the username/password of the user entered as a RADIUS request and validates the user against the user store as Active Directory (AD). After the first level of authentication, miniOrange prompts the user with 2-factor authentication and either grants/revokes access based on the input by the user.
1. Primary authentication initiates with the user submitting his Username and Password.
2. User request acts as an authentication request to RADIUS Server(miniOrange).
3. miniOrange RADIUS server passes user credentials to validate against the credentials stored in AD (Active Directory) / Database.
4. Once the user's first level of authentication gets validated AD sends the confirmation to RADIUS Server.
5. Now miniOrange RADIUS Server asks for a 2-factor authentication challenge to the user.
6. Here user submits the response/code which he receives on his hardware/phone.
7. User response is checked at miniOrange’s RADIUS Server side.
8. On successful 2nd factor authentication the user is granted access to login.
miniOrange provides user authentication from various external directories such as miniOrange Directory, Microsoft AD, Azure AD, AWS Cognito and many more.
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|Client Name:||Any name for your reference.|
|Client IP:||IP address of VPN server which will send Radius authentication request.|
|Shared Secret:||Security key.
For Eg. "sharedsecret"
(Keep this with you, you will need to configure same on VPN Server).
|Include Password & OTP in same Request||NOTE: Check this option if you want to enable MFA. This includes OTP and password in the same request as Windows VPN does not support RADIUS Challenge.|
|Send Groups in Response||Enable this to send user groups as Vendor-Specific Group Attributes.|
|Vendor Name||Group Attribute||Vendor ID||Vendor Attribute ID|
|Cisco ASA VPN||26 Vendor-Specific||3076||25|
|Fortinet VPN||26 Vendor-Specific||12356||1|
|Palo Alto VPN||26 Vendor-Specific||25461||5|
|SonicWall VPN||26 Vendor-Specific||8741||3|
|Citrix VPN||26 Vendor-Specific||66||16|
|Group Name:||Group for which the policy will apply.|
|Policy Name:||Any Identifier that specifies policy name.|
|Login Method||Login Method for the users associated with this policy.|
|Enable 2-Factor Authentication||Enables Second Factor during Login for users associated with this policy.|
|Enable Adaptive Authentication||Enables Adaptive Authentication for Login of users associated with this policy.|
Only For On-Premise Version
Open Firewall Ports.
|Hostname or IP Address:||For on-premise version: IP of server where IDP(miniOrange) is installed
For cloud version: Contact us at email@example.com to get the IP
|For PPTP||1723 TCP and GRE 47|
|For L2TP/IKEv2||1701 UDP|
|For SSTP||443 TCP|
|For Radius||1812 and 1813 UDP|
miniOrange provides user authentication from various external sources, which can be Directories (like ADFS, Microsoft Active Directory, Azure AD, OpenLDAP, Google, AWS Cognito etc), Identity Providers (like Okta, Shibboleth, Ping, OneLogin, KeyCloak), Databases (like MySQL, Maria DB, PostgreSQL) and many more. You can configure your existing directory/user store or add users in miniOrange.
Configure your existing directories such as Microsoft Active Directory, Azure, OpenLDAP, etc.
Here's the list of the attributes and what it does when we enable it. You can enable/disable accordingly.
|Activate LDAP||All user authentications will be done with LDAP credentials if you Activate it|
|Sync users in miniOrange||Users will be created in miniOrange after authentication with LDAP|
|Fallback Authentication||If LDAP credentials fail then user will be authenticated through miniOrange|
|Allow users to change password||This allows your users to change their password. It updates the new credentials in your LDAP server|
|Enable administrator login||On enabling this, your miniOrange Administrator login authenticates using your LDAP server|
|Show IdP to users||If you enable this option, this IdP will be visible to users|
|Send Configured Attributes||If you enable this option, then only the attributes configured below will be sent in attributes at the time of login|
Refer our guide to setup LDAPS on windows server.
Note: Below steps are used to enable one time or manual sync. To enable sync on scheduled basis, you should use LDAP gateway module. Read more and download the LDAP gateway module.
1. Create User in miniOrange
2. Bulk Upload Users in miniOrange via Uploading CSV File.
(The Active Directory Group Provisioning (Sync) setup is done. Now, whenever a user is created or modified in LDAP server and if the Assign Users to groups is enabled, then user group attribute from the LDAP server will be automatically synced and the user group will be assigned or changed accordingly in miniOrange.)
(You can follow these steps and use the login URL present in the Branding section.)
For Further Details:Adaptive Multi-Factor authentication
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