Why Can't I Use KProxy with Two-Step Login?
Two-Step Login is not compatible with KProxy. Instructions to use WebDAV instead.
This article applies to: Static Web Hosting, Two-Step Login
Two-Step Login is not compatible with KProxy. KProxy is most commonly used to streamline the login process when transferring files over WebDAV.
You will need to use a different process for WebDAV logins, as briefly described in the DAV Portal section of this page:
KProxy and DAV Portal on Confluence
Other services using KProxy, like some instances of Git, will also have to switch to a more manual process once two-factor authentication is introduced.
How To Use WebDAV To Get To Your Server Without KProxy
Obtain a WebDAV key from your server. Login using your NetID/Password at the following URL, and copy the entire long string the page displays:
Replace the XXX with the number of your server.
Your WebDAV connection URL that you will paste into your WebDAV client is:
Replace the XXX with the number of your server, AND
Replace the “name-of-your-instance” in the link above with the real name
Use your NetID as a username, and the WebDAV key you obtained from step 1 as your password. This key will be valid for eight hours. After that, you will have to generate a new key and re-login.
You can alter the “name-of-your-instance" portion of the URL to access other instances on your server.
How To Access Your Static Instance
Obtain a DAV login key from this server:
This key will work for all instances you have in the static webhosting service, but again, only for eight hours.
Your static instance's WebDAV access url is:
You can alter the “name-of-your-instance" portion of the URL to access other instances.