Existing Azure MFA Server deployments stop working starting September 30, 2024

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Microsoft announced the final stage of deprecating Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server.


Deprecating Azure MFA Server

Deprecating a crucial element in crucial processes for organizations is not something that Microsoft takes lightly:

Now, the last step in the deprecation process is announced: Beginning September 30, 2024, Azure MFA Server deployments will no longer service multifactor authentication requests, which could cause authentications to fail.


Call to action

Although there are still 20 months left to write off any current Azure MFA Server deployments financially, you should start planning to migrate users’ authentication data to the cloud-based Azure MFA service by using the latest Migration Utility included in the most recent Azure MFA Server update.

Further reading

TODO: Migrate from Azure MFA Server to Azure multi-factor authentication
HOWTO: Uninstall and Remove MFA Server versions 7.x and 8.x Implementations
Ten Things you need to know about Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server
Choosing the right Azure MFA authentication methods
HOWTO: Enable Azure Multi-factor Authentication on AD FS

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