Creating users in Windows Azure Pack

Introduction In this blog post, I will give you an overview on how to create users in WAP and have them sign in. As you might already know, the Authentication and Authorization processes are separated into their own entities making the stack flexible enough to plug in your own custom Authentication system (eg. AD FS)…. Read more

Setting up Windows Azure Active Directory ACS to provide identities to Windows Azure Pack

Authentication in Windows Azure Pack follows Claims-based principles and works with a customized ASP.Net Membership provider based Tenant Authentication Site for Tenants and a Windows Authentication Site for Administrators out of the box. You can also integrate the stack with Active Directory using Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS). This has been discussed in detail in… Read more

Federated Identities to Windows Azure Pack through AD FS – Part 3 of 3

In few of the previous posts, Anders Ravnholt discussed Installation & Configuration of WAP and Reconfiguration with FQDNs, ports and Trusted Certificates in detail. In this series, I will discuss how to configure AD FS and enable it to provide Identities to your WAP installation. Scenario Contoso Inc. is a Service Provider that hosts a… Read more

Federated Identities to Windows Azure Pack through AD FS – Part 2 of 3

In few of the previous posts, Anders Ravnholt discussed Installation & Configuration of WAP and Reconfiguration with FQDNs, ports and Trusted Certificates in detail. In this series, I will discuss how to configure AD FS and enable it to provide Identities to your WAP installation. Scenario Contoso Inc. is a Service Provider that hosts a… Read more

Federated Identities to Windows Azure Pack through AD FS – Part 1 of 3

In few of the previous posts, Anders Ravnholt discussed Installation & Configuration of WAP and Reconfiguration with FQDNs, ports and Trusted Certificates in detail. In this series, I will discuss how to configure AD FS and enable it to provide Identities to your WAP installation. Scenario Contoso Inc. is a Service Provider that hosts a… Read more

Offlining Web Application Gallery Feed for Windows Azure Pack

[UPDATE]:  Based on feedback received on the contents of this post,  I have modified it to provide a more detailed explanation about hosting the Web Application Gallery in an environment with zero internet connectivity. Introduction The Windows Web Application Gallery (WAG) provides instant access to the most popular free web applications available today. With just… Read more