Impact of Removing SMS As an MFA Method In Azure AD

There are a number of general recommendations that SMS (text messages) as an MFA method is not a good idea (mainly to do with the ease of porting or moving devices the number is associated with). You should always be looking at MFA with an app (Microsoft Authenticator or other) or hardware device. But the… Continue reading Impact of Removing SMS As an MFA Method In Azure AD

Exchange OWA and Multi-Factor Authentication

This article is now out of date Multi-factor authentication (MFA), that is the need to have a username, password and something else to pass authentication is possible with on-premises servers using a service from Windows Azure and the Multi-Factor Authentication Server (an on-premises piece of software). The Multi-Factor Authentication Server intercepts login request to OWA,… Continue reading Exchange OWA and Multi-Factor Authentication

Can’t Update Media Player Library on Windows SmartPhone

I have found for a while now that I could not view the Windows Media Player library on my phone, and everytime I viewed the library I got a dialog saying “An unexpected error occured”. But now I have fixed it. It must have been a corrupt copy of the libary database on the SDCard… Continue reading Can’t Update Media Player Library on Windows SmartPhone