This article describes a hotfix for Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) in Windows Server 2012 R2. Before you apply this hotfix, notice that this hotfix has a prerequisite.

About this hotfix

After you install this hotfix, end-users are no longer required to access from a registered device in order to use the update password feature in AD FS.

Get the hotfix for Windows Server 2012 R2

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix Download Available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix Download Available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have April 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (2919355) installed in Windows Server 2012 R2.

Registry information

To use the hotfix in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

The global version of this hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows Server 2012 R2 file information and notes

Important Windows 8.1 hotfixes and Windows Server 2012 R2 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, hotfixes on the Hotfix Request page are listed under both operating systems. To request the hotfix package that applies to one or both operating systems, select the hotfix that is listed under "Windows 8.1/Windows Server 2012 R2" on the page. Always refer to the "Applies To" section in articles to determine the actual operating system that each hotfix applies to.

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.3.960 0.17 xxx

    Windows Server 2012 R2

    RTM

    GDR

  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information" section. MUM, MANIFEST, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are very important to maintain the state of the updated components. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2012 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Microsoft.identityserver.diagnostics.dll

6.3.9600.17668

151,552

28-Jan-2015

15:31

x86

Microsoft.identityserver.proxyservice.exe

6.3.9600.17668

73,216

28-Jan-2015

15:31

x86

Microsoft.identityserver.proxyservice.exe.config

Not applicable

1,067

15-Mar-2014

00:10

Not applicable

Microsoft.identityserver.service.dll

6.3.9600.17668

693,760

28-Jan-2015

15:31

x86

Microsoft.identityserver.webhost.dll

6.3.9600.17668

175,104

28-Jan-2015

15:31

x86

Microsoft.identityserver.web.dll

6.3.9600.17668

814,080

28-Jan-2015

15:31

x86

Microsoft.identityserver.dll

6.3.9600.17668

653,312

28-Jan-2015

15:31

x86

Additional file information

Additional file information for Windows Server 2012 R2

Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2012 R2

File property

Value

File name

Amd64_0b69a7a060d6937f112207f1a14aa51a_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_93d34fb7bfd74a45.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_11d7661f985125b9bfae6ce65e7e50ee_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_51bb9da95fa38a23.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_133a16096468a0c52844d21008ac2afb_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_c6a9dcd37924789e.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_1d12ed659c6f06dccda0f6aab3090a78_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_19e793a150d2e9ac.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_418e2e9bf20f0f8d1ede1449b659977a_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_092570f44ff02a54.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_555565ab0ca3a0ead61e4d2c02eca238_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_cd8fcc339c885546.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_55c0c2fc267a1d4652a3473929210706_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_d770e0aa43586cd6.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_6303cfea84344fb3828d918a307c3feb_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_d37e515d08cbe9c6.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_65f32749bff83a010f6a08eb3f838668_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_605ffcf897a28004.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

714

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_72778b451287ae773e93a42b282453c5_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_76560d1aa5488c62.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_79e2eab6782e042bc4960efcfc72ddcd_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_21c7011c4cc2f52d.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_7d5c5af61bc6260b2f465ea95402d541_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_513242c7c8a58f71.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

710

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_81c8ace0b88d0d912a9986acd2a1be92_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_3589c068c4b9e4d7.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_833e4243aff169bd2a66fe1b7f92b72f_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_1ddecac14dd13f2e.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_9275659fd37d817cb0cf238b8b4dff3d_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_9cb0d32df7ef7a56.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_9a5f19fc1969f61b051feaf4402c347e_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_483d543f42567d3b.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_9dfb61b377452468e40a5ee6fb71f5c7_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_b24cffb51172b47d.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_a2fe9ef41da59995a3865836a966fa66_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_cbe67e3590771557.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_b815f8d27949681d0dbf8ec1d5d02617_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_aa6e76efce87072b.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,085

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_b926112f0d3a1b0a540e0d4d79e7c13a_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_d8d3696fcae657d0.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

718

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_cbc1a2b3f4c8094adb50a48cb6848345_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_2658cfc773cf09b8.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_e0c6457e1ff5f8e95c11fef2c50f37ff_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_a4adc70a7446f3d3.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_f6b0846c87f1db0937c7e3b82252b2d1_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_b64a7e647dd713e3.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

722

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-i..yserver-eventtraces_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_304c500946d6066c.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

113,669

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

04:09

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft.identityserver.nativeresources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_92fd454d61597f64.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

4,000

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Msil_microsoft.identityserver.diagnostics_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_0c10fb9238ea8797.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

3,350

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Msil_microsoft.identityserver.proxyservice_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_46f9ea6be927a00a.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

4,767

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Msil_microsoft.identityserver.service_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_5d1517e90011ff28.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

3,334

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Msil_microsoft.identityserver.webhost_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_79328a13e17e1497.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

3,334

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Msil_microsoft.identityserver.web_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_0d0766acfc0b0e6d.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

3,318

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Msil_microsoft.identityserver_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.17668_none_26d3ea907656ff75.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

3,302

Date (UTC)

28-Jan-2015

Time (UTC)

15:34

Platform

Not applicable


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