New Addition to the G Suite Admins Panel for 2 Steps verification ( October 2017 Updated)

There are following new addition done in the G Suite Admin Panel for 2 step verification and they are described as follows

How to add 2 Step verification process in the G Suite Admin Console

Google has added Making 2 step verification deployment easier. It adds another security layer to the user’s accounts by providing them to fill another form of authentication.

In addition to the username and password, the second step can be different like a security key which admins can enforce and also the Google authenticator app text message or phone call.

To make 2 steps verification deployment easier at your domain, Google has added two new options to the admin console. Admin led security key enrollment for end users and two step verification enrollment periods.

Let’s dig further to see what they mean. In the admin console, you can now enroll security keys on behalf of your users.


1. Simply go to the user’s section and browse to a particular user and if you scroll down and click show more, go into the under security. After that, you can see there’s an option to add a new key.

G suite google admin console panel

Add new key to G Suite google admin user section

2. If you click it, it will prompt you to insert the key which you can then register for a user using standard security key enrollment process. So in this way you can insert security key successfully.

Add Security key to google admin g suite panel

3. It is very useful if you want to pre-register and distribute the key to your users. Once it’s registered it’s also possible for the admin to revoke a security key, so the user can no longer sign in using it. This is very useful if they report a key lost or stolen.

Revoke security key in Google admin console panel G Suite

So that’s it! Admin led security key enrollment for your user now.

Thanks for reading and do comment if you getting problem regarding this process.


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