Authentication SMS Module

The SMS authentication module allows to authenticate users via SMS. There are two authentication methods sms and password_sms which can be used in the authentications list of the session section in the configuration.

The sms method just send a code via SMS to the user. Then the user needs to transcribe the code into the login dialog.

The password_sms method send a code only after the user entered a valid password. This provides a two-factor authentication method.

Both methods require that the user has a Mobile phone number defined otherwise he can not be authenticated with those methods.


The configuration of the module is set in the authentication_sms section.


The fully qualified name of the method to send SMS. It must take three arguments: text, to and from. This method is required to send SMS.


The number from which the SMS are sent.


The length of the generated code. Default: 6


The time to live for the generated codes in seconds. Default: 300


The name used in the SMS text. Default: Tryton