Now I understand claims based identity

“In companies with Federated Identity set up, users can sign into Office 365 services using their Active Directory credentials. The corporate Active Directory authenticates the users, and stores and controls the password policy. With federated Identity, credentials are authenticated by on premises Active Directory Federation Services server and a logon token is obtained by the…

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Understanding Identity Federation

In companies with Federated Identity set up, users can sign into Office 365 services using their Active Directory credentials. The corporate Active Directory authenticates the users, and stores and controls the password policy. With federated Identity, credentials are authenticated by on premises Active Directory Federation Services server and a logon token is obtained by the…

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Identify Yourself - One or Two Passwords?

To be allowed into Office 365 a user needs to be authenticated. Authentication means verifying that the user is who he/she claims to be. Once authenticated we can decide what actions the user is authorized to perform in Office 365. Identity management deals with identifying individuals in a system and controlling access to the resources…

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Limiting access to Microsoft Office 365, depending on where the client resides

Many customers who have implemented our federated SSO feature have asked us to enable more control over external access based on the location of the client e.g. limit access to Microsoft Office 365 services, depending on where the client (trying to access the Office 365 services) resides. While this feature is officially on the roadmap for the first…

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