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Help Secure Access to Your Servers with Okta MFA for RDP
Published: Feb 7, 2018   -   Updated: Jul 18, 2018
Current Release Status: EA

Teju Shyamsundar has some exciting news about how you can now protect access to on-prem servers with a native-built
Okta Windows Credential Provider, which enables MFA for RDP connections.
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Best Practices

  • Make sure you identity beforehand which servers that the Okta RDP Agent needs to be installed on.
  • Use the Microsoft RDP app in the Okta Integration Network which will give you a client ID and client secret that will be associated with your specific Okta org,
  • Make sure that your server admins already have an enrolled MFA PRIOR to accessing the servers.

FAQs
        Q: Is this feature now available to everyone?
        A: YES, Microsoft RDP (MFA) application is available to everyone in the Okta Integration.

        Q: What servers are supported by this feature?
        A: Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2 and 2008 R2.

        Q: Which MFA factors does this new feature support?
        A: all supported Okta MFA factors, except U2F tokens and Windows Hello