ADFS – Extranet Smart Lockout (ESL)

Since June 2018, There is this new feature for your AD FS 2016 infrastructure called Extranet Smart Lockout (ESL). The feature is similar to the one present in the Azure cloud called Azure AD Smart Lockout. The feature let you differentiate between sign-in attempts that look like they're from the valid user and sign-ins from what may … Continue reading ADFS – Extranet Smart Lockout (ESL)

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

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 … Continue reading ADFS – Web Application Proxy 2016 Installation & Configuration

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 … Continue reading ADFS – Active Directory Federation Services 2016 Installation & Configuration

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