Get the new Federated Authentication for Office 365 in Azure Deployment Kit


To assist you in creating the Azure infrastructure and configuring the servers for high-availability federated authentication for Office 365 in this configuration:

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Use the Federated Authentication for Office 365 in Azure Deployment Kit, a ZIP file in the TechNet Gallery that contains the following files:

  • O365FedAuthInAzure_Figures.vsdx and O365FedAuthInAzure_Figures.pptx – Microsoft Visio and Microsoft PowerPoint files that contain the figures from Deploy high availability federated authentication for Office 365 in Azure and Federated identity for your Office 365 dev/test environment.
  • O365FedAuthInAzure_PowerShell.txt – The set of all the PowerShell commands to create and configure the high availability federated authentication infrastructure in Azure.
  • O365FedAuthInAzure_Config.xlsx – Microsoft Excel configuration workbook that generates the PowerShell commands to create the high availability federated authentication infrastructure in Azure based on your custom settings.
  • O365FedAuthInAzure_Config_Example.xlsx – An example of the Microsoft Excel configuration workbook that generates PowerShell commands to create a high availability federated authentication infrastructure in Azure.

The Excel configuration workbook makes the configuration of the Azure infrastructure and the servers much easier.

Step 1. You fill in the cells with the blue background on the set of sheets for the various elements of the Azure configuration (Resource Groups, Storage Accounts, etc.). Here is an example:

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The PowerShell sheet in the workbook takes your settings and generates the customized PowerShell commands to build out the Azure elements and infrastructure and configure the servers. Here is an example:

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Step 2. To execute the PowerShell commands, copy the Column A text into Notepad and then copy and paste the needed blocks one at a time into the Azure PowerShell or Windows PowerShell command prompts.

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