Microsoft’s on-premises Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server is a rapidly evolving product for all your multi-factor authentication needs. In recent versions, Microsoft has added numerous features in the product that was originally developed by the acquired PhoneFactor company. One such feature is the one-way SMS authentication method, as an alternative to the two-way SMS method. Microsoft … Continue reading "KnowledgeBase: Users in Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server 6.3.x and up can not select One-Way OTP or PIN options in the User Portal"
Category: Multi-Factor Authentication
Choosing the right Azure MFA authentication methods
A couple of weeks ago, I took interest in Azure Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) and wrote a series on 4Sysops, detailing the Azure MFA Service and the on-premises Multi-Factor Authentication Server: Azure Multi-Factor Authentication – Part 1: Introduction Azure Multi-Factor Authentication – Part 2: Components Azure Multi-Factor Authentication – Part 3: Configuring Azure Multi-Factor Authentication – … Continue reading "Choosing the right Azure MFA authentication methods"
Knowledgebase: You receive a "Web Service Requests must be protected by authentication" error when activating a Multi-Factor Auth app
I have identified an issue with Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in a hybrid deployment. When you access the User Portal to activate the mobile app, you receive an error. All other Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) functionality works. The situation After you’ve deployed a Multi-Factor Authentication Server installation as part of your Azure MFA hybrid implementation, … Continue reading "Knowledgebase: You receive a "Web Service Requests must be protected by authentication" error when activating a Multi-Factor Auth app"
KnowledgeBase: Azure MFA Portal shows error “Error communicating with the local Multi-Factor Authentication service. Please contact your administrator.”
When you’re setting up Microsoft Azure Multi-factor Authentication (Azure MFA) in a setup involving the on-premises MFA Server, and want to use the User portal for registration, you might encounter an error that makes the portal unusable. Luckily, there’s a solution. The situation On an on-premises Windows Server installation with the Azure Multi-factor Authentication … Continue reading "KnowledgeBase: Azure MFA Portal shows error “Error communicating with the local Multi-Factor Authentication service. Please contact your administrator.”"