Magento Open Source 2.1.x

Magento 2.1.x Notice: Magento 2.1.18 is the final 2.1.x release. After June 2019, Magento 2.1.x will no longer receive security patches, quality fixes, or documentation updates. To maintain your site's performance, security, and PCIPayment Card Industry: Refers to debit and credit cards and their associated businesses. compliance, upgrade to the latest version of Magento. The Magento User Guide 2.1.x remains available in PDF for Open Source and Commerce.

Two-Factor Authentication

The Magento AdminThe password-protected back office of your store where orders, catalog, content, and configurations are managed. provides all access to your store, orders, and customer data. To further increase security to your Magento instance, Magento Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) adds support for two-step authentication for multiple providers. When enabled, users attempting to access the Admin must complete a second step to verify their account. All features and requirements are restricted to Admin user accounts, not extended to customer accounts.