Authorization in CROC Cloud Platform¶
Password Usage Recommendations
- The password used shall be longer than 7 characters and contain letters, digits and special characters.
- The new password should differ significantly from at least 4 previously used passwords.
- It is recommended to change the password at least once every 90 days.
- Do not store the password in plain text.
Logging in to CROC Cloud Platform¶
In order to be able to use the resources offered by CROC Cloud Platform open management console and log in by entering your login and password.
After logging in, a user-friendly interface of CROC Cloud Platform will open.
Logging out CROC Cloud Platform¶
To end the session, click in the top right corner of the screen.
To log in to CROC Cloud Platform again, you have to re-enter login and password.
To modify your account, click in the top right corner of the screen.
Changing your personal data¶
You can modify your personal data on Information menu.
To change your name (displayed in the working area of the management console), email address, and phone number, by entering new values in corresponding fields and then save changes.
In this section you can manage your email notification subscriptions. To unsubscribe from notifications on a certain subject, uncheck corresponding box. To unsubscribe from all notifications, uncheck the Receive notifications box.
Receiving API access settings¶
To receive settings for API access in .sh format, click .
Changing API secret¶
To change API secret, click .
After the key is changed, you will have to reconfigure all external applications.
Use two-factor authentication to provide additional security for your account. You need to have an access to a tablet or smartphone with a two-factor authentication app installed.
Changing OTP secret¶
Click Change OTP secret to enable two-factor authentication. Confirm the action. Then open two-factor authentication app installed on your smartphone or tablet (e.g. Google Authenticator) and add your account by scanning QR code. In the setting OTP secret dialog window enter the password generated by the app and click Enable button.
The device with the app installed must use the time and time zone of the network!
From this moment, at each logging in to CROC Cloud Platform you will have to enter one-time passwords generated by two-factor authentication app on your device.
Disabling OTP authentication¶
To return to single-factor authentication, click Revoke OTP authentication. Upon confirmation of the action the single-use password authentication will be disabled.