ADFS on Azure VMs

Updated 11/2014 after some new feature releases in Azure VM space:   Hi folks   While recently working on some ADFS deployments on Azure, I learned a lot of stuff. Thought of sharing my learnings with all, some of it documented already, some not documented clearly.   Possible Deployments of ADFS on Azure:   All…

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More information about SSO experience when authenticating via ADFS

Common understanding about SSO: Which may mean user enters username/password once, and does not need to reenter again during the same session. It may also mean that when accessing different application/resources, we need not enter different credentials, but enter the same ones.   AD FS 2.0 enables identity federation, extending the notion of above centralized…

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Information about Email addresses assigned to a licensed user in O365

  The Onmicrosoft.com email address gets stamped the time an Exchange license is assigned to the user. When creating the Onmicrosoft.com email address for the user, we look at the mailNickname attribute value for this user on the cloud.The mailNickName value is derived from 3 places:   o   From AD, if the mailNickName attribute is…

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SupportMultipleDomain switch, when managing SSO to Office 365

Use of SupportMultipleDomain switch, when managing SSO to Office 365 using ADFS   When a SSO is enabled for O365 via ADFS, you should see the Relying Party (RP) trust created for O365.      Commands that would create the RP trust for O365 are below: New-MsolFederatedDomain -DomainName<domain> OR Convert-MsolDomainToFederated -DomainName <domain> OR Update-MSOLFederatedDomain -DomainName…

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