Part 5b: Windows Server 2012 R2 AD FS – Federated Web SSO

This is Part 5b of a multi-part series on how to deploy a complete end-to-end Federated Web SSO solution using Windows Server 2012 R2's AD FS role and the Web Application Proxy. In this part I will deploy FABRIKAM's highly available Federation Service. This part is a continuation of part 5a where CONTOSO's federation services were…

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Part 5a: Windows Server 2012 R2 AD FS – Federated Web SSO

This is Part 5a of a multi-part series on how to deploy a complete end-to-end Federated Web SSO solution using Windows Server 2012 R2's AD FS role and the Web Application Proxy. In this part I will deploy CONTOSO's highly available Federation Service. Most organizations and lab environments will already have an existing deployment of Active…

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Part 4b: Windows Server 2012 R2 AD FS – Federated Web SSO

This is Part 4b of a multi-part series on how to deploy a complete end-to-end Federated Web SSO solution using Windows Server 2012 R2's AD FS role and the Web Application Proxy. In this part I will deploy FABRIKAM's SharePoint Foundation 2013 SP1 web server.  I broke this part into 4a and 4b because installing SharePoint…

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Part 4a: Windows Server 2012 R2 AD FS – Federated Web SSO

This is Part 4a of a multi-part series on how to deploy a complete end-to-end Federated Web SSO solution using Windows Server 2012 R2's AD FS role and the Web Application Proxy. In this part I will deploy CONTOSO's  SharePoint Foundation 2013 SP1 web server.  I broke this part into 4a and 4b because installing SharePoint…

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Part 3: Windows Server 2012 R2 AD FS – Federated Web SSO

This is Part 3 of a multi-part series on how to deploy a complete end-to-end Federated Web SSO solution using Windows Server 2012 R2's AD FS role and the Web Application Proxy. In this part I will deploy CONTOSO's and FABRIKAM's SQL 2014 Standard servers.  In case you missed it: Here is Part 1 – Overview Here…

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Part 2: Windows Server 2012 R2 AD FS – Federated Web SSO

This is Part 2 of a multi-part series on how to deploy a complete end-to-end Federated Web SSO solution using Windows Server 2012's R2 AD FS role and the Web Application Proxy. In this part I will deploy CONTOSO's and FABRIKAM's domain controllers (AD DS), certificate services (AD CS), and DNS records.  In case you missed…

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Part 1: Windows Server 2012 R2 AD FS – Federated Web SSO

Overview  The purpose of this series is to walk you through step-by-step from start to finish setting up Federated Web Single Sign On (SSO) between two organizations using Windows Server 2012 R2's AD FS role, Windows Server 2012 R2's Web Application Proxy role, and SharePoint 2013. Additionally the end result will be a highly available…

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Part 8 (Final): Managing Local Administrator Passwords

This is Part 8 and the final part of a multi-part series on managing local admin passwords. In this part I will provide PWDViewer which is a XAML secure password viewer that will allow authorized users to securely retrieve the username and password stored in the password confidential attribute.  In case you missed it: Here is…

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Windows Server 2012 R2 DHCP Expired Leases Not Getting Scavenged

Scenario  I encountered an interesting case with a customer recently where expired leases were not getting deleted from the database. The customer had recently migrated from Windows Server 2008 R2 to a Windows Server 2012 R2 DHCP HA cluster configured for Failover.  The symptoms were that some of the scopes were full, however exporting leases…

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Part 7: Managing Local Administrator Passwords

This is Part 7 of a multi-part series on managing local admin passwords. In this part I will provide fnMain which controls the order of all of the other functions in the script and I will also provide the completed Local Admin Password Management script.  In case you missed it: Here is Part 1 – Overview Here…

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