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MFA Authentication with ADFS (CMS back-end login)



Right now we are using ADFS for CMS back-end login. We want to add 2 factor authentication (MFA) to this.

Is it possible ? and can we use MSAL (NuGet package/ Microsoft library)

Any input would be appreciated

Mar 21, 2024 8:49

ADFS can mean a lot of things. Eg are you using OpenID over ADFS or which protocol? Do you use the ADFS login portal or do your users authenticate in the CMS login form?

Mar 23, 2024 11:22


ADFS is different from Entra ID (fka Azure AD). It uses the WS-Federation protocol, and as such can be integrated with the Microsoft.AspNetCore.Authentication.WsFederation NuGet (see

You can then extend the default notification events, as shown in the Optimizely CMS documentation.

Mar 29, 2024 14:40
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