Dive deep into Active Directory Federation Services, the little-understood but important technology that’s helping organizations host their applications in the cloud. Learn to sync the information in your current Active Directory with Office 365. Explore your options for Office 365 passwords and authentication as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) is the least understood of all the Office 365 features, and it will most likely become an essential technology as more and more organizations begin hosting applications in the cloud.
AD FS provides single sign on capabilities for Office 365 users, so for customers on BPOS, this means no more separate usernames and passwords between your Active Directory and Microsoft Online when you move to Office 365 and deploy AD FS.
Configure Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) for use with Office 365 using this step-by-step walkthrough.
Now with AD FS installed on your internal network, the MessageOps team provides a step-by-step guide on the process of installing and an AD FS proxy server.
This in-depth guide on Directory Synchronization teaches you to sync your current Active Directory with Office 365.
In this guide, MessageOps explores several different ways users can be authenticated, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of password and authentication with Office 365.
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