All posts tagged Multi Factor Authentication

BLOG-1000070Earlier this week I described how to enable Multi Factor Authentication for Microsoft Intune via Office 365. In a (Twitter) conversation with EMS Technical Evangelist Simon May I learned that there are some differences between the MFA implementation for Microsoft Intune and Office 365.

Let’s have a look at what the differences are.

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BLOG-1000070Today I was playing with my Office 365 subscription and I noticed that there is an option to enable the free Multi Factor authentication option. Office 365 supports MFA since February this year. TechNet states that Multi-Factor Authentication for Office 365 (powered by Azure Multi-Factor Authentication) works exclusively with Office 365 applications and that it is managed from the Office 365 portal. But after enabling this option for one of my users, it was also enabled while logging on to the Microsoft Intune portal. Very logical if you ask me since they share the same users.

Update: Since last week MFA is also available in Microsoft Intune, the only thing is that this option is only visible (in a different location) in Microsoft Intune standalone, not when you are using Configuration Manager 2012 R2 to manage your mobile devices. (Thanks Simon)

Let’s see how this works when using Microsoft Intune in a hybrid scenario.

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