Office 365 provides various authentication options, such as cloud-IDs, Password Hash Synchronization or federated identities. Leaving out the specifics on how each of these options work, all of them are configured per domain. Whenever trying to access services in Office 365, the user is required to authenticate using its User Principal Name. For sake of simplicity, the general advise it to configure the UPN to match the email address which makes it less confusing for them.Read More
Windows Server 2012 R2 ADFS ‘alternative login ID’, removes the need to have an internet-routable UPN
Recently, Microsoft released an update to Windows Server 2012 R2 which – next to a bunch of...Read More
Error: You cannot synchronize the ADFS configuration database after adding a secondary federation server
Introduction There are multiple ways to setup a highly available ADFS server farm. One possibility is to install multiple federation servers using the default Windows Internal Database. In that case, the first federation server...Read More
Earlier this year, Microsoft released an update to ADFS (RU1) which introduced some new features of which Client Access Policies were one. Client Access Policies allow you to restrict access to Office 365 services based on the...Read More
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