Authentication Methods

Azure AD – You can now enable certificate-based authentication against Azure AD (preview)

As you may already know, you can use certificate-based authentication whit Active Directory Federation Service (ADFS). Well, good news, you can now also enable certificate-based authentication with Azure AD without the need to deploy a federation service infrastructure. You will still need to have properly deployed and configured your Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), which makes …

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Azure AD – You can now use Microsoft Authenticator code matching for authentication (preview)

Another step to a passwordless world. As you know, you can signing with no password using a FIDO key or Windows Hello. Well, you can now also use the one time code from your Microsoft Authenticator app. First thing you need to enable this new feature by logging on your Azure AD portal (https://aad.portal.azure.com/) and …

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Azure AD – You can now authenticate with text message (preview)

As you know, Microsoft has embarked to a password-less journey by providing more secure authentication process with Windows Hello or FIDO2 security key. Well, the journey is continuing with a new way to authenticate with text messages. NOTE first, an important disclaimer as this is an early preview, there are some limitations: SMS-based authentication isn’t …

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