Customize the Home Realm Discovery page to ask for UPN right away

DISCLAIMER: This post is a POC written for ADFS on Windows Server 2012 R2 When you have more than one Claim Provider Trust, this is the default user experience: The Piaudonn Yoga is in fact my local Active Directory. The other one, Cabane, is another ADFS deployment that I am trusting. If you don’t want to…

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Accept SAM-account name as a login format on the ADFS form-based password update page

If you want your users to use only their sAMAccountName to login to the ADFS form-based sign-in pages, you can do some JavaScript magic as it is described here on TechNet: Example 2: accept SAM-account name as a login format on an AD FS form-based sign-in page Basically it overrides the submitLoginRequest function and instead…

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Customizing the AD FS sign-in pages per relying party trust

UPDATE: Windows Server 2016 allows this out of the box. See here: Customizing user signin for AD FS relying parties https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt593302.aspx The way the Windows Server 2012 R2 ADFS customization works currently does not enable you to modify the graphical end user experience based on the relying party trust (RP) the user is trying to access….

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Customizing the IDP images in the Home Realm Discovery page

One of the great benefits of the latest version of ADFS is that you do not need to know HTML or anything fancy to customize the user's graphical experience. Changing the background, the logo, the text, adding some support information, hyperlinks… Pretty much everything is described in the following TechNet article: Customizing the AD FS…

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