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Starling Two-Factor Authentication Hosted - HTTP Module Administration Guide


One Identity Starling Two-Factor HTTP Module protects on-premise websites with Starling Two-Factor Authentication. You can use One Identity Starling Two-Factor HTTP Module to secure access to websites hosted on Microsoft Web Server (IIS). For that you must deploy One Identity Starling Two-Factor HTTP Module on the web server that hosts the websites. Starling Two-Factor HTTP Module acts as a filter and requires users to authenticate through Starling Two-Factor Authentication to get access to the websites hosted on the web server.

Figure 1: Starling Two-Factor HTTP Module deployment overview



Network diagram

The following diagram provides an overview of the authentication flow.

If you have an application that uses HTTP Module, you can use the Starling Two-Factor HTTP Module as a Software as a Service for two-factor authentication. The Starling Two-Factor HTTP Module forwards the authentication requests from the customer application to Starling Two-Factor Authentication. Starling Two-Factor Authentication validates the requests and responds to the applications with an appropriate authentication response (Access-Accept, Access-Reject, or Access-Challenge).

Installing Starling Two-Factor HTTP Module

The following sections brief about the prerequisites and the steps to download and install the latest version of the Starling Two-Factor HTTP Module.

Prerequisites for installation

The following are the prerequisites for installing Starling Two-Factor HTTP Module

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 or later
  • Microsoft IIs (7.0 or later)

  • Windows firewall port 443
  • Starling Two-Factor Authentication subscription
  • A valid mobile number and email address configured for the user
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