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Generating a one-time password

Updated on June 30, 2021

The pxSendOTP activity generates a one-time password (a fixed-length, eight-digit number), sends it to pyEmailSettings.pyEmailAccount, and stores it in memory until it expires. It returns a Reference ID value that identifies a specific one-time password during later verification of a user entry by the pxVerifyOTP activity. Input parameters for this activity must be supplied in an instance of the Embed-OTPInputs class, which is supplied as the OTPInputs parameter in the activity.

You can generate a one-time password in the following ways:

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