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Azure AD Connect – How to connect your Active Directory Domain to Azure AD ? – Part 2 | Pass-through Authentication

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Pass-through Authentication allows your users to sign in to both on-premises and cloud-based applications using the same passwords. This feature provides your users a better experience – one less password to remember, and reduces IT help desk costs because your users are less likely to forget how to sign in. When users sign in using […]

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Azure AD Connect – How to extend your Active Directory Domain to Azure AD ? Part 1 | Password Hash Synchronization

The simplest way to enable authentication for on-premises directory objects in Azure AD. Users can use the same username and password that they use on-premises without having to deploy any additional infrastructure. With PHS, hashes of user passwords are synchronized from on-premises Active Directory to Azure AD, allowing Azure AD to authenticate users with no interaction with the on-premises Active […]

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ADFS – How-to federate with a customer

What is ADFS ? It’s a web service that authenticates your users to Active Directory while also simultaneously providing them access to some claims-aware application (i.e. Office 365). Many times, these applications are typically used through the client’s web browser. The applications can be on-premises, off-premises, or even hosted by other companies. It doesn’t really matter where these applications live, […]

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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 […]

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ADFS – Web Application Proxy 2016 Installation & Configuration

Prepare two Windows 2016 servers with Windows Updates. Dont join them to the domain. Installing Web Application Proxy Let’s fire up the Add Roles Wizard from Server Manager As noted in the previous post, there is no longer a separate AD FS proxy role in Windows 2016.  The Remote Access feature provides VPN, Direct Access and Web Application Proxy (WAP) […]

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ADFS – Active Directory Federation Services 2016 Installation & Configuration

Install and prepare two servers (adfs01/02.domain.com) 2016 with windows updates and join them to your domain. Determine the namespace that you will use for your ADFS (adfs.domain.com) Follow up the next step for completion. Service accounts As recommended by Microsoft,  a Group Managed Service Account (gMSA) has been created for managing the ADFS service. Specify which server will be permitted […]

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AAD – How to use Azure SQL Database with Azure Active Directory Authentification

In this post, i will go through the authentification with Azure Active Directory account and Azure SQL Database. Creation of the SQL Server and database In Azure, select the All Services button, search for SQL Server and click the star to add it in your favorites on the left bar. Click the SQL Servers blade and Add Fill the requested information […]

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