How To Enable UniFi Controller MFA

In this Tutorial we will show you how to enable MFA for the UniFi Controller and once it is setup correctly you will be presented with the MFA login.

We will first start off by:

  1. Creating an account on Ubiquiti’s website https://account.ui.com/. Make sure to use the same email address that you are going to use for the Controller.

  2. Then follow these steps https://help.ui.com/hc/en-us/articles/115012986607-How-to-Enable-Two-Factor-Authentication#2

  3. Now log into your controller and go to Enable Settings > Remote Access > Local login with UBNT account on your UniFi server.

  4. Afterwards within your controller and create your admin account using the same exact username, email, and password as your UI account.

  5. Log out and then when you log in directly to UniFi you will be prompted for MFA
Multi Factor Authentication Login Screen

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