Multi-Factor Authentication Server versions 8.1.15.1 and 8.1.16.1 address an AD FS Adapter installation issue

On May 13th, 2024, Microsoft released versions 8.1.15.1 and 8.1.16.1 of its MFA Server product that allows organization to add multi-factor authentication to RADIUS-, AD FS-, IIS-based and other on-premises authentication scenarios.   Versions 8.1.15.1 and 8.1.16.1 MFA Server v8.1.15.1 is intended for  use on: Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2016 … Continue reading "Multi-Factor Authentication Server versions 8.1.15.1 and 8.1.16.1 address an AD FS Adapter installation issue"

On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for April 2024

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2022 still receive updates to improve the experiences and security of Microsoft’s on-premises powerhouses. This is the list of Identity-related updates and fixes we saw for April 2024:   Windows Server 2016 We observed the following update … Continue reading "On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for April 2024"

What's New in Entra ID for April 2024

Entra ID, previously known as Azure AD is Microsoft's Identity Management-as-a-Service solution, offering seamless access, easy collaboration, efficiency in IT processes and improved security and compliance. In its Release Notes for Entra ID and through the Microsoft 365 Message Center, Microsoft communicated the following planned, new and changed functionality for Entra ID for April 2024:   … Continue reading "What's New in Entra ID for April 2024"

What's New in Entra ID for March 2024

Entra ID, previously known as Azure AD is Microsoft's Identity Management-as-a-Service solution, offering seamless access, easy collaboration, efficiency in IT processes and improved security and compliance. In its Release Notes for Entra ID and through the Microsoft 365 Message Center, Microsoft communicated the following planned, new and changed functionality for Entra ID for March 2024:   … Continue reading "What's New in Entra ID for March 2024"

On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for March 2024

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2022 still receive updates to improve the experiences and security of Microsoft’s on-premises powerhouses. This is the list of Identity-related updates and fixes we saw for March 2024:   Windows Server 2016 We observed the following update … Continue reading "On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for March 2024"

April Fools' Entra Connect v2.3.8.0 upgrades Entra Connect Health

Entra Connect Sync v2.3.8.0, released on April 1st, 2024, comes with improvements in Entra Connect Health   What’s New Entra Connect Sync v2.3.8.0 offers a bug fix. Entra Connect Health v4.5.2466.0 Entra Connect Sync v2.3.8.0 includes an updated version of Entra Connect Health. With this version of Entra Connect Sync, Entra Connect Health has been … Continue reading "April Fools' Entra Connect v2.3.8.0 upgrades Entra Connect Health"

Multi-Factor Authentication Server versions 8.1.13.1 and 8.1.14.1 scale migrations to Entra MFA

Yesterday, Microsoft released versions 8.1.13.1 and 8.1.14.1 of its MFA Server product that allows organization to add multi-factor authentication to RADIUS-, AD FS-, IIS-based and other on-premises authentication scenarios.   Versions 8.1.13.1 and 8.1.14.1 MFA Server v8.1.13.1 is intended for  use on: Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2016 MFA Server v8.1.14.1 … Continue reading "Multi-Factor Authentication Server versions 8.1.13.1 and 8.1.14.1 scale migrations to Entra MFA"

On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for February 2024

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2022 still receive updates to improve the experiences and security of Microsoft’s on-premises powerhouses. This is the list of Identity-related updates and fixes we saw for February 2024:   Windows Server 2016 We observed the following update … Continue reading "On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for February 2024"

What's New in Entra ID for February 2024

Entra ID, previously known as Azure AD is Microsoft's Identity Management-as-a-Service solution, offering seamless access, easy collaboration, efficiency in IT processes and improved security and compliance. In its Release Notes for Entra ID and through the Microsoft 365 Message Center, Microsoft communicated the following planned, new and changed functionality for Entra ID for February 2024:   … Continue reading "What's New in Entra ID for February 2024"

Entra Connect Sync v2.3.6.0 improves Automatic Upgrade eligibility detection

Entra Connect Sync v2.1.15.0 was the first v2.x to be announced with Automatic Upgrades functionality, on July 6th 2022. However, Microsoft's support life cycle for Windows Server Operating Systems and .NET Framework versions would sometimes stand in the way of these upgrades. Entra Connect Sync v2.3.6.0 now comes with improvements in this area.   What’s … Continue reading "Entra Connect Sync v2.3.6.0 improves Automatic Upgrade eligibility detection"