Category Archives: Azure

Forcing the use of a specific Azure Multi-Factor Authentication method for a Relying Party Trust in AD FS

Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) in combination with Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server work together when you install and configure the Azure MFA Adapter for AD FS. Now, per Relying Party Trust (RPT) in Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), you might want to force the use of a specific Azure Multi-Factor Authentication method. […]

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Prompting colleagues for their Multi-Factor Authentication method in AD FS

Since version 7 of the on-premises Azure MFA Server, a new setting is available that might make sense in your Hybrid Identity environment when using Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), called Prompt for user’s method. According to the Azure MFA Server 7.1.2.1 Release Notes, this feature is available since version 7.0.0.9. In the release […]

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Azure Multi-Factor Authentication features per license and implementation

Recently, I’ve been involved in some larger on-premises Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server projects as a senior engineer with a couple of demanding customers. It’s been a lot of fun and quite the roller coaster ride. One of the more confusing things about Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server to customers is its licensing and the features […]

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Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Methods per Supported Protocol

Recently, I’ve been involved in some larger on-premises Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server projects as a senior engineer with a couple of demanding customers. It’s been a lot of fun and quite the roller coaster ride. One of the things I noticed while consulting on Microsoft’s Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server, is that its marketing department […]

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I’ll be presenting at Microsoft Sinergija 16

I received a message from Microsoft Serbia on an opportunity to speak at its yearly Sinergija event at the Crowne Plaza hotel and conference center in Belgrade on October 17th and October 18th 2016; An event, a Microsoft subsidiary and a country with an extensive legacy and rich heritage. Readers of my blog in this […]

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I will be presenting at WinDays 16 in Porec

Last year, I presented two sessions at WinDays 15 Technology in Umag, Croatia. This year, the WinDays event organizers asked me to present again, at WinDays Technology 16. About WinDays WinDays, the largest regional business and technology conference, will celebrate its 16th anniversary this year. The conference brings together more than 1,500 attendees from Croatia […]

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Pictures of our Enterprise Mobility and Azure session at Graafschap College

Today, Raymond Comvalius and I presented on Enterprise Mobilty and Azure for 27 students MBO Level 4 ICT Management Year 3 curriculum at the Graafschap College in Doetinchem, the Netherlands. We arrived around lunch and hardly recognized the place. They’ve done some real renovations and the place looked like new. Really nice! We had lunched, […]

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Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server reaches version 7.0.0.9

After helping clients with implementing Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), the on-premises Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server, MFA AD FS Adapters and sharing implementation and troubleshooting information on version 6.3.1, now is the time to take a look at version 7.0 of Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Server, as released on March 26 by Microsoft.   What’s […]

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Raymond and I are teaching High School students on Enterprise Mobility and Azure

It’s becoming a habit for Raymond and me to travel to Doetinchem in April to teach students of the Graafschap College on all the new stuff in the world of Microsoft and inspire them to rebuild and enhance our solutions for their studies. Last year, and the year before, Ronald Wassink and Arnold Maatman reached […]

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Channeling your inner Active Directory Replication Status to Operations Management Suite

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Active Directory Replication Status and Operations Management SuiteMy blogpost on the Active Directory Replication Status Tool making the move to Microsofts Operation Management Suite (OMS) solution, sparked some conversation. Especially, Jimmy’s 2 cents, hit a nerve: There are many companies that have a policy not […]

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