Multi-Factor Authentication Server version addresses service crashes during activation

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Microsoft Azure Multi-Factor Authentication

On November 9th, 2023, Microsoft released version of its Azure MFA Server product that allows organization to add multi-factor authentication to RADIUS-, AD FS-, IIS-based and other on-premises authentication scenarios.


What’s New

The release notes mention one change:

Fix for crashes during activation

Version addresses an issue that caused the main Azure MFA Server service to crash during Azure MFA Server activation on some newer server hardware and hypervisor hardware.


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 149 MB.


Version information

This is version of Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server.
It was signed off on Thursday November 9th, 2023.

Further reading

Multi-Factor Authentication Server version offers improved migration abilities
Ten Things you need to know about Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server 
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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