Office 365: Configuring DirSync and Single Sign On with ADFS


In this 300 level session, you will learn the various options for managing identities, authorization, and authentication with Office 365 and Windows Azure Active Directory. We’ll review the considerations involved in understanding a customer environment and the implications for choosing what authentication method to use. We will demonstrate how to assess and prepare the on-premises Active Directory for synchronization with Windows Azure Active Directory, and will show how to configure Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) and the Directory Synchronization (DirSync) appliance.  Finally, we will discuss directory synchronization best practices and how to troubleshoot common synchronization problems, equipping you to see an Office 365 directory synchronization project through to completion.

Part 1

Part 2

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Comments (3)

  1. Anonymous says:

    Reflecting back on 2013, I just dived (dove?) into the logs for the PTS Blog for 2013, and thought I

  2. Leo Jacob says:

    Very helpful, thanks. FWIW, here is another blog that expands on what you described that I found helpful as well in my searches

    http://www.centrify.com/blogs/tomkemp/microsoft_office_365_federated_identity_management.asp