MFA / 2 step verification for VM's in Azure

Jeff Miner 81 Reputation points
2022-08-24T13:29:56.017+00:00

Is it possible to easily implement MFA/ two step verification in Azure for VMs (servers)? I know it's quite easy with the virtual desktop environment (VDI) but can't find much on VMs.

New to Azure so just getting my feet wet.

Thanks
Jeff

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  1. JimmySalian-2011 41,916 Reputation points
    2022-08-24T13:38:06.533+00:00

    Hi,

    Yes it is possible you will need to configure Conditional Access policies to require multifactor authentication (MFA) and other signals, such as user sign-in risk, before you can RDP into Windows VMs.

    Please check the pre-reqs and detailed article on this process. howto-vm-sign-in-azure-ad-windows

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