Announcing General Availability for Application Proxy and more!

Today we are announcing General Availability (GA) of Azure Active Directory Application Proxy! This is a big step for the service and we have done many fixes and improvements under the hood to take it to a level of reliability, performance, security, and scale that is suitable for your business use. General Availability also means…

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TechEd content available for you to watch

Hi, Two weeks ago we had TechEd Europe in Barcelona. It was an amazing event with exciting keynote, hundreds of breakout sessions and many one-on-one discussions. Though the event is over, lots of its content is available for you to watch on-line via our MSDN Channel 9 Web site. The key session on both application proxies was our…

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Taking Azure AD Application Proxy to the next phase

Hola from Barcelona!   This is a big day for Azure AD Application Proxy. We have just announced three new capabilities that were added to the service and available today for all of you to use: 1. Preauthentication with Azure AD 2. Authorization using users and groups assignments 3. Access panel integration We also disclosed that…

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Hardware Load Balancer Health Checks and Web Application Proxy / AD FS 2012 R2

  Hi everyone, this blog took a bit longer to get out than we’d planned but we hope it’s worth the wait. A common question we’ve been seeing from various sources is how to configure Hardware Load Balancer health checks to work correctly with Web Application Proxy. There are some key considerations you need to…

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Meet us at TechEd Europe

Hola, TechEd Europe is around the corner and we have lots of stuff for you – Other than the dedicated session on Web Application Proxy and Azure AD Application Proxy (EM-B318) we are going to have a special announcement and various events. Some of it will be recorded so you can watch it at home. We…

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Paths to Success with Web Application Proxy

  Hi everyone, We’re pleased to introduce our new guest blogger, Mark Grimes from Microsoft Consultancy Services. Mark’s been involved in some pretty complex Web Application Proxy deployments and has put together some great hints and tips we wanted to share. Over to Mark….. Introduction In this posting I want to share with you some…

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Introducing the next version of Web Application Proxy

As part of the bigger Windows announcement this week we are excited to share with you the abundance of additional functionality that has been added to Web Application Proxy and AD FS as part of Windows Server next version Technical Preview. It has only been a year and a half since we exposed Web Application Proxy to…

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Web Application Proxy Post-Install Configuration fails with Timeout Exception

  We’ve recently resolved a couple of instances of a very specific Web Application Proxy post-install configuration failure. The conditions under which you would see this are quite specific but if you do encounter this it’s not a particularly easy problem to either identify or resolve so we wanted to share our findings to hopefully…

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Web Application Proxy PowerShell Cheat Sheet

I LOVE POWERSHELL Web Application Proxy LOVES POWERSHELL For us PowerShell is the fundamental API to our system. This is how the UI works. This is how our remote management work. This is how we test the product. This is how we deploy it in our own labs. As you probably noticed, the UI wizards…

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