TNWiki Article Spotlight – ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services)

For this week's TNWiki Article, I've made another selection of the most exquisite Wiki content for the Enterprise Security specialists.
Not a Security specialist? Keep on reading, there's plenty of stuff to get started with it.
This week the spotlight is on ADFS a.k.a. Active Directory Federation services.

So where to start?

The easiest way to find ADFS content is searching the Wiki for:
- Federation

Also the following tags are easy to find in the Wiki tag cloud.

All queries show a lot of interesting material, but it's really massive, more than 1000 hits each.
Pretty impressive, isn't it?

ADFS content maps & overview articles

An article you definitely should bookmark is: AD FS 2.0 Content Map (RSS feed here) initiated by
Also check: Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) Wiki Articles

In the Wiki: Technologies Portal, ADFS has an significant part of the info:

So, you like to do it yourself, then?

Search the Wiki for "ADFS walkthrough".

And last but not least, one favorite of mine: Claims-Based Authentication for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011  


The WIki offers a surprising amount of content on ADFS.
Still wondering why ADFS is not a popular tag, looking at the size of the tag in the tag cloud it deserves a bit more popularity!


The TNWIKI is definitely a good source to get started and to keep up with expert knowledge!

[Ka-jah Shakaah!]
The Security & Identity Ninja.

Peter Geelen
Premier Field Engineer - Security & Identity at Microsoft

Comments (3)

  1. Mooi geschreven.. 🙂

    Great writing skills Peter !! Hope to meet ya at Brussels 🙂

  2. This is a great summary for ADFS! Thanks, Peter!

  3. beautiful series, thanks Peter!

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