Category Archives: Multi-Factor Authentication

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 […]

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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 […]

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Multi-Factor Authentication Server versions 8.1.11.1 and 8.1.12.1 add support for OATH codes

On January 19th, 2024, Microsoft released versions 8.1.11.1 and 8.1.12.1 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 8.1.11.1 and 8.1.12 MFA Server v8.1.11.1 is intended for  use on: Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2016 […]

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Multi-Factor Authentication Server version 8.1.10.1 addresses service crashes during activation

On November 9th, 2023, Microsoft released version 8.1.10.1 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 8.1.10.1 addresses an issue that caused the main Azure […]

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Multi-Factor Authentication Server version 8.1.9.1 offers improved migration abilities

On June 15th, 2023, Microsoft released version 8.1.9.1 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. Note: Currently, Microsoft no longer offers Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server on-premises ("MFA Server") for new deployments and trial tenants. Existing Azure MFA Server deployments […]

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A recent Microsoft change might prompt you to reconsider guest access policies

While Active Directory and AD FS admins may feel that they are on top of things as new Operating Systems versions only typically appear every 3 years. However, when adding Azure AD to the mix, a constellation emerges where the change rate of Azure AD may suddenly wreak havoc…   A recent change Recently, Microsoft […]

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

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: Since MFA Server 8, released on April 10, 2018. MFA registrations for the Authenticator app flow through the Azure MFA infrastructure instead of […]

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Multi-Factor Authentication Server version 8.1.1.1 offers migration functionality to seamlessly switch to Azure MFA

On August 30th, 2022, Microsoft released version 8.1.1.1 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: MFA Server Migration Utility Public Preview The MFA Server Migration Utility helps synchronize multi-factor authentication registrations […]

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Manage the use of your AD FS MFA Adapter towards Azure AD with the new federatedIdpMfaBehavior setting

Last month, Microsoft introduced a new setting in Azure AD to protect against by-passing of Azure MFA for organizations who have federated between Azure AD and their on-premises environment. In most cases, organizations who have federated one or more DNS domains with Microsoft 365 (and thus Azure AD) use AD FS to host the ‘Microsoft […]

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Requirements to use Passwordless Phone Sign-in for multiple Work or School accounts

This week, Microsoft announced the availability of Passwordless Phone Sign-in for multiple Work or School accounts in the Microsoft Authenticator app on Apple iOS-based devices. For the Public Preview of this feature, meet the following requirements to be able to use the Authenticator App for Passwordless Sign-ins to multiple Work or School accounts during the […]

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