Multi-Factor Authentication Server version fixes an issue with One-Way SMS Performance

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Microsoft Azure Multi-Factor Authentication

After 8 months, it’s time for an update to Microsoft’s product that allows organization to add multi-factor authentication to RADIUS-, AD FS-, IIS-based and other on-premises authentication scenarios. Last week, Microsoft released version of it’s Azure MFA Server as an update to Azure MFA Server version

What’s New

The release notes mention one change:

Microsoft fixed an issue with one-way SMS performance.

Known Issues

Windows Authentication for Remote Desktop Services (RDS) is not supported for Windows Server 2012 R2, and up.

Upgrade considerations

You must upgrade MFA Server and Web Service SDK before upgrading the User Portal or AD FS adapter. Read the guidance in the How to Upgrade section in this blogpost for more information.


You can download Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server here.
The download weighs 129 MB.

Version information

This is version of Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server.
It was signed off on January 27th, 2022.

Further reading

Ten Things you need to know about Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server
Multi-Factor Authentication Server version fixes an issue on Slave Servers
HOWTO: Install Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server 
Supported Azure MFA Server Deployment Scenarios and their pros and cons 
HOWTO: Uninstall and Remove Azure MFA Server versions 7.x and 8.x Implementations

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