How to Encrypt Password in web.config files

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This post is a small how to guide, on how to encrypt sensitive information in a web.config and in my specific case username and password for a service account used by the Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) services, such as MFA User Portal and MFA Mobile App web services. In my scenario, those services had been installed on dedicated servers and since it was decided to use service accounts for communicating with the backend MFA servers. The MFA service account are…

New Azure AD Connect version (1.1.189.0) Released

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Last week at June 3rd, Microsoft Released the a new version of Azure AD Connect, which is now incremented to version 1.1.189.0. This new June update includes the following fixed issues and improvements: Azure AD Connect can now be installed on a FIPS compliant server. For password synchronization, see Password Sync and FIPS Fixed an issue where a NetBIOS name could not be resolved to the FQDN in the Active Directory Connector. It is recommended to always upgrade to…

Error Loading Groups in Azure MFA Server

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If you have implemented an om-premise Azure MFA server and have an Active Directory with many objects, you might have run into this issue (Error loading security groups), when trying to load groups in the Directory Integration – Synchronization of the Azure MFA Server Console. The error is seen when choosing Add under the Synchronization Tab in the Multi-Factor server Console, when trying to setup Filtering for certain groups, so that the MFA server automatically can import users, based on…

How to repopulate TPM with BitLocker Recovery Key after a Motherboard replacement

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If you run Bitlocker and get your motherboard (mainboard) replaced, e.g. could be from a repair of the PC or Laptop. Then you would start to get prompted for Bitlocker Recovery Key every time you start your PC, This happens because the TPM chip on the new motherboard, does not contain any information about the Bitlocker encryption of your hard drive. So you have to repopulate the TPM chip with the Bitlocker Recovery Key. This can be done in several…

New Azure AD Connect version (1.1.180.0) Released

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Last week at May 12th, Microsoft Released the a new version of Azure AD Connect, which is now incremented to version 1.1.180.0. This new May update includes the following new features: Warns and helps you verifying domains if you didn’t do it before running Azure AD Connect. Added support for Microsoft Cloud Germany. Added support for the latest Microsoft Azure Government cloud infrastructure with new URL requirements. And also includes the following fixed issues and improvements: Added filtering to…

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