On February 16th we released LinOTP 2.12.4 to the repositories.

LinOTP 2.12.4

netgo software GmbH is pleased to announce the availability of the following product release:

LinOTP 2.12.4 brings improvements and new features, fixes and bugfixes. The following list contains the most important changes. Please also refer to the complete changelog at the end of this newsletter.


  • HOTP / TOTP token: Enrollment now properly encodes the token issuer setting in the QR code.
  • Forward token: Support for multiple challenges mode added.
  • Manage UI: System write permission now required to import users.


LinOTP 2.12.4 is available as a Debian package from

Users of the LinOTP Smart Virtual Appliance will receive LinOTP 2.12.4 via the integrated auto-update mechanism.

We are happy to assist our support customers in upgrading their environment to the latest release. Please contact us at

The LinOTP team

netgo software GmbH
Strong MFA solution by netgo
Branch office Darmstadt, Pallaswiesenstr. 174a, 64293 Darmstadt
Main office, Siemensdamm 62, 13627 Berlin
Registerd Office: Amtsgericht Berlin-Charlottenburg, HRB 243718 B
Board of Directors: Matthias Nietz, Clemens Schmidt

Sales Hotline: +49 6151 86086-277, Fax: -299

Changelog LinOTP 2.12.4

Bug Fixes:
  • Include Readme.rst in packaging artifacts
  • Tool to import users now enforces system write permission, which is required because resolvers are created or updated
  • Import User dialog layout fix
  • Improve help text output of linotp-create-htdigest script
  • No longer deploy obsolete who.ini config file
  • Forward tokens support multiple challenges
  • HMAC enrollment QR-code correctly URL-encodes tokenissuer