Announcing Email Verification: Enhancing Appsmith Security

Rahul Kochar
Posted by Rahul KocharPublished on Dec 05, 2023
2 min read
Email Verification Security Update

Exciting news on the security front! We are excited to announce the launch of the new email verification feature in Appsmith. This upgrade adds an extra layer of security to your account, ensuring a safe and protected user experience. In this announcement, we will explore the benefits of email verification, the simple setup process, and how it enhances your overall Appsmith experience.

Why email verification?

Before we delve into the details, let's discuss why email verification is an important step. This feature acts as a personal guard for your Appsmith account, ensuring its security. The benefits are evident when it comes to account recovery, as we no longer have to rely on the assumption that you used a legitimate account to sign up. Additionally, email verification helps prevent potential malicious actors from impersonating you.

How it works: your app, your security

No need to worry about complicated setups or additional steps. We've taken care of the heavy lifting for you. All you need to do is ensure that you are on v1.9.36 or later and follow these instructions to configure your SMTP server and enable email verification. The security features will activate instantly on your basic form login.

We also grandfather in all your existing accounts, so you don't have to worry about your current instances. Simply follow these steps to enable it and secure your instance.

  • Click on "Admin Settings" in the left-hand side panel.

Settings page of the app displaying various options and configurations.
  • Select "authentication" on the left-hand side panel and click the "Edit" button next to "Form login".

Dashboard page on purple background. Displays "authentication" section in a visually appealing manner.
  • Enable the email verification button.

Admin panel with a visual representation of the email verification button.

When a new user logs in to your instance, Appsmith will send a quick verification email. Simply click the link in the email, and you're ready to go! It's a quick and effective way to add an extra layer of protection to your account.

Benefits for your business

  • Better security: Your Appsmith account is now fortified with an additional layer of security.

  • Easy integration: Enjoy the benefits without any additional steps. We've designed it to seamlessly fit into your Appsmith experience.

  • More advanced features: For those who want even more advanced features, like Single Sign-On (SSO), we've got premium options waiting for you. Improve your experience with our premium features while keeping it simple and secure.

Secure and simple

Enhance the security of your Appsmith accounts with the new email verification feature. Appsmith not only simplifies the way you build but also strengthens the security of your account. With email verification now available, Appsmith guarantees rock-solid security. Enable email verification today and enjoy a more secure and stress-free Appsmith experience.

Happy app building!