Tag: SSO

  • Azure Virtual Desktop Sign-in without access to ADFS

    Azure Virtual Desktop Sign-in without access to ADFS

    Azure Virtual Desktop supports Azure AD Join and the option to enable Single Sign-On, when starting a remote session to a desktop or application. This would usually require access to ADFS when your users domain is federated with ADFS. But did you know this works without AVD having access to ADFS? The Case AVD is […]

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  • Why does ADFS, WIA and Kerbeos work togethere?

    Google search for ADFS and Kerberos, will tell you ADFS uses Kerberos Constrained Delegation, in order to validate your credentials, so there is kerberos authentication between ADFS and your Domain Controllers. Windows Integrated Authentication (WIA) or true SSO, is when you sign-in without entering your credentials. But why does it only work from inside your local […]

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  • ADFS supporting Chrome

    ADFS supporting Chrome

    Doesn’t everyone use Internet Explorer? Isn’t it Company policy anymore? ADFS doesn’t support Chrome out of the Box, so we need to adjust some settings for Chrome to use ADFS. Depending on which Version Your using, there are two settings to help Your Chrome users out. ADFS 2.0/2.1 (Windows Server 2008/2012) ADFS comes standard With […]

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  • Azure AD Connect automates ADFS Installation and Setup

    Azure AD Connect automates ADFS Installation and Setup

    Azure AD Connect retires Azure AD Sync and DirSync, so Azure AD Connect have been in Beta and is now in Public Preview. Allthough the download link seem to be dead (Page not found). I want to point out a New feature, which is a wizard Automatic installation and setup of SSO (ADFS 3.0/WAP) With […]

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  • Update: From ADFS to DirSync Password Hash Sync

    Update: From ADFS to DirSync Password Hash Sync

    Whats new and how is it made better? Password Hash Sync can now be failover solution for Federated vanity domains. Now that Azure Active Directory have been updated, so Federated users can have a password even if they are Federated. This means that when we follow Our guide From ADFS to Dirsync Password Sync we […]

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  • Cloud App Discovery Preview

    Cloud App Discovery Preview

    Introducing customers to all available Apps in Azure Active Directory Applications, which is simple Apps to distribute among users within a Portal for gathering Cloud Solutions used in Your Company. All these vendors have joined Microsoft in building a great database of Apps we can serve Our customers With, and they all have som sort […]

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  • ADFS, WID or SQL?

    ADFS, WID or SQL?

    Are you using Windows Internal Database or SQL Server? So I had this project for a customer lately, and everything was working as inteded until I was expanding the ADFS Farm with a second ADFS Server. It continuely told me I couldn’t add the Server to the ADFS Farm, because I was using a SQL […]

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  • Yammer Enterprise support AD Sync and SSO

    I would allways recommend customers to consider Office 365 when they would like any of the services provided by Office 365, but in certain cases we only want one service. Yammer is a service you can buy outside Office 365 and its geat News that Yammer Enterprise supports synchronization from Active Directory and also SSO […]

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  • Office 365 Autoupdatefederationmetadata (ADFS)

    Office 365 Autoupdatefederationmetadata (ADFS)

    Noboddy realy remembers when their certificates expiration date are coming, so to help alittle we can create a schedule task to update your federationmetadata with Office 365. Download Microsoft Office 365 Federation Metadata Update Automation Installation Tool. Start a Windows PowerShell with Administrator rights and Windows Azure/Office 365 Cmdlets. Navigate to where to saved your […]

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  • Convert a domain from Federated to Standard (Unavailable ADFS Service)

    Convert a domain from Federated to Standard (Unavailable ADFS Service)

    Have you converted your domain to a federated domain before your Single Sign-On is ready? This will make your users unable to login to Office 365.   If your ADFS Service is unavailable, run Powershell with Windows Azure/Office 365 Cmdlets from any computer or server. Connect to Office 365 $LiveCred = Get-Credential Connect-MsolService -Credentials $LiveCred […]

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I am Roy Apalnes, a Microsoft Cloud Evangelist working av Sopra Steria. Main focus in Microsoft Security and Endpoint Management, with a bigger picture in mind.

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