Posts Tagged ‘ADFS’

Federated Authentication in Sitecore 9 – Part 1: Overview

Sitecore 9.0 introduced a new and very useful feature to easily add federated authentication to the platform. Authentication has been and still is being performed using the ASP.NET Membership functionality for standard Sitecore users, however, Sitecore has implemented the ability to use the new ASP.NET Identity functionality that is based OWIN-middleware. Here’s a stripped-down look […]

Yammer – DirSync or AD FS (SSO) or Both?

There’s a lot to think about when planning your Enterprise Yammer implementation. How will I get users into Yammer? How will users login to Yammer? Which password will they use? How will users who leave my organization be handled in Yammer? What software do I really need to implement? This post is all about Yammer […]

Webinar Replay: Windows Azure Overview for IT Pros

On Wednesday, we hosted a webinar on Windows Azure. During the session, Adetayo Adegoke, a senior solutions architect at Perficient, gave an overview on Azure, which is Microsoft’s secure, standards compliant, rapidly scalable and globally distributed cloud computing offering. It offers Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) capabilities for a wide […]

What Can Claims Do For You?

In case you haven’t heard, all web applications in SharePoint 2013 will default to claims-based authentication. While it’s possible to create a “classic” web application still, Microsoft has deprecated the functionality in favor of the future. That means many organizations will be defaulting to a claims-enabled world. Fear not! Claims is not the end of […]

SharePoint 2013 Claims: Your New Best Friend

What’s New in SharePoint 2013’s Authentication Model SharePoint 2013 brings with it significant changes in the authentication model behind the scenes. To the end user, it will appear as if nothing has changed when they log in. These are the major behind the scenes changes that exist in SharePoint 2013 and I’ll go through each […]

Office 365 Exchange Online Implementation & Migration Book

Late last year Packt Publishing asked fellow MVP Loryan Strant and me if we were interested in writing a book on Office 365. I’ve certainly written a few technical blogs, but never a book with this much detail. Since the topic of this book is right in our wheelhouse, we couldn’t pass it up. Integrating […]

Addressing Common SharePoint Online Myths–Part 1

Building on my first post around Office 365, I’ve decided to post a short video blog series on addressing common myths around SharePoint Online. The first video in the series talks a little about the flexibility of SharePoint Online, options for developing solutions in SharePoint Online, and finally, the ability of using ADFS (Active Directory […]

Global ADFS Logon Options with Office 365

Many global organizations are seeking ways to deliver authentication to their global sites, in the most optimal way.With Office 365, you have the ability to provide your end-users a single sign-on experience with Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), integrating with Office 365.In order to leverage ADFS, you have to plan out your authentication strategy.The major […]

“Insufficient Privileges” Error Configuring ADFS 2.0 for Single Sign-on with Office 365

I ran into an issue recently that, although was a quick fix, there was not much information posted about it. The problem came during the configuration of AD FS for single sign-on with Office 365, when AD FS looks for the Program Data container to add the specific application and certificate information within Active Directory. […]

UPDATED: Adding an OpenID Claims Provider for AD FS 2.0 to Extend Access to SharePoint 2010

NOTE: This blog is based on a post originally written in January of 2010 when both SharePoint 2010 and AD FS 2.0 were in Release Candidate stage. The version you are reading here has been updated it to correct some important omissions related to the RTW bits. ======================================================== In my previous post, I demonstrated how […]

UPDATED: How To Add ADFS 2.0 as a Federated Identity Provider in SharePoint 2010

NOTE: This blog is based on a post originally written at the end of 2009 when both SharePoint 2010 and AD FS 2.0 were in Release Candidate stage. The version you are reading here has been updated it to correct some important omissions related to the RTW bits. ======================== One of the most intriguing of […]

Integrating SharePoint 2010 with Windows Azure Access Control Services v2

I had been meaning to actually read Vittorio’s post from back in early August regarding the new version of Windows Azure AppFabric ACS and I was finally able to do it last weekend. I’m really glad I did. If you’re unfamiliar with Windows Azure ACS and what it does, you might want to check out the […]

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