Azure AD Connect – How to extend your Active Directory Domain to Azure AD ? Part 3 | Federation

What is exactly a federated solution ? It enables applications to redirect to Azure AD for user authentication instead of prompting for its own password. Federated single sign-on is supported for applications that support protocols such as SAML 2.0, WS-Federation, or OpenID Connect, and is the richest mode of single sign-on. It implements an authentication mechanism that can use federated identity. It separates user authentication from the application code, and delegate authentication to a trusted identity provider. This can simplify development and allow users to authenticate using a wider range […]

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SQL/SSAS – Failover Cluster on Windows 2012 – Installation & Configuration

Confirm compatibility of your environnement before deploying a SQL failover cluster. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/failover-clustering/clustering-requirements Disks configurations Disk 1 – Quorum: Is the quorum of the cluster. A cluster quorum disk is the storage medium on which the configuration database is stored for a cluster computing network. The cluster configuration database, also called the quorum, tells the cluster which physical server(s) should be active at any given time. Disk 2 – Data: This drive must be formatted using 64K. This is the one hosting the databases of the SQL instances Disk 3 – […]

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