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ADFS to Azure Authentication Migration


Information Technology Services will be transitioning away from our current authentication process when accessing Microsoft 365 resources from outside of UTMB’s network to provide better resiliency and protection to UTMB resources.

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The main difference that you will see is the current login screen will change and become more basic.

ADFS to Azure Authentication Guide

Original Login Screen:

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When the new changes are implemented, you will see the generic Microsoft login page when signing in. You will use your full login information (username@utmb.edu):

New Login Screen:

There will be subsequent screenshots and guidance that you can find in this document.


Information Technology Services will be transitioning away from our current authentication process when accessing Microsoft 365 resources from outside of UTMB’s network to provide better resiliency and protection to UTMB resources. 

Advantages:

  • Provides a simpler interface
  • Aligns UTMB with Microsoft's best practices
  • Positions UTMB to leverage advanced security features to better protect our assets against malicious attacks

If you have questions, or need assistance, please contact the IS Service Desk at (409) 772-5200 or (888) 898-2401.