Implementing 2-Factor Auth For Workflows In StackStorm Using Inquiries

Provides a walkthrough of securing a StackStorm Mistral workflow with Duo 2-factor authentication from your phone using the newly available inquiries feature in StackStorm 2.5

Nick Maludy

11 minute read

A common request I have seen on the StackStorm Slack Channel is the ability to utilize 2-factor auth before executing a workflow. Users sometimes have very powerful workflows that require extra care, or a second set of eyes before executing. Inquiries are an experimental feature in StackStorm 2.5 (changelog) that allow the workflow to pause and wait for input from a user before proceeding. In this post we’re going to use inquiries to secure a workflow execution using Duo 2-factor authentication (2FA).