Using Multi-Factor Authentication for Office 365

Multi-factor authentication has been available, at least for users with administrator roles assigned, in Office 365 since June 2013. The problem is that there is a confusing warren of options and configurations that greatly affect the MFA experience an Office 365 user will, or will not, see. In this blog post, I will explain what configurations you need and what MFA experience you will get based on those configurations.

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Access Control Policies in AD FS for Windows Server Technical Preview

With the next version of Windows Server, presumably called Windows Server 2016, we’ll be getting a new version of AD FS. I would love to call this new version AD FS 4.0, but Microsoft has not confirmed that name yet. Whatever it ends up being called, the next version of AD FS is going to contain some significant improvements. In this post I want to look at one of those improvements, Access Control Policies.

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