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Last update: 2022-03-11

Use OTP to register with Sophos Central

Prerequisites

Before you can use OTP to turn on Sophos Central management, you must do as follows:

Register Sophos Firewall in Sophos Central

To register Sophos Firewall in Sophos Central using OTP, do as follows:

  1. Sign in to your Sophos Central account.

    • Optional: If you're a Sophos Central partner, sign into the Sophos Partner Dashboard and launch Sophos Central admin for the Sophos Firewall customer.

    Launch Sophos Central admin

  2. Go to Firewall Management, and click Firewalls.

  3. Click Add Firewall.

    Click Add Firewall

  4. In the pop-up window, select Join a firewall that is configured or deployed.

    Join a firewall that is configured or deployed

  5. Enter the firewall serial number in Enter Device Serial Number and click Next.

    Enter Device Serial Number and click Next

    Note

    For HA devices, enter both serial numbers separated by a comma.

  6. In the next step, make sure Register using OTP is selected and click Copy OTP and Finish.

    Register using OTP

  7. Sign in to Sophos Firewall, go to Sophos Central, and click Register.

  8. Select Use OTP.
  9. Paste the OTP you copied from Sophos Central under Enter OTP and click Register.

    Enter OTP and click Register

    Note

    For new HA pairs, you must enter the OTP only on the primary device.

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