Implement Active Directory Federation Services

Round out your study with this course on implementing Active Directory Federation Services, covering AD FS installation, multi-factor authentication and more.


  • Introduction to Active Directory Federation Services Video — 00:11:24
    • In this episode, dive into the concepts and usage of AD Federation Services. Learn about the expanded trust relationships, authentication roles, and the claims process.

  • Understanding AD FS Video — 00:04:46
    • Explore the various configurations in AD FS. You’ll learn about process steps and trust paths to enable Single Sign-On (SSO) in a variety of use cases.

  • Preparing AD FS Installation Video — 00:02:59
    • Walk through the steps to install Active Directory Federation Services, including the list of preinstallation requirements and planning needed to accomplish this installation.

  • FS Account and Resource Partners Video — 00:02:57
    • Learn about the components of AD Federation Services, including the partners involved and the various trust options that can be configured based on incoming claims.

  • Primary and Multifactor Authentication Video — 00:03:08
    • In this episode, explore the methods of allowing authentication and access with SSO. Learn about the access control policy templates and multifactor authentication with FS.

  • Introduction to Web App Proxy Video — 00:03:36
    • Understand the benefits, usage, and purpose of Web App Proxy (WAP) with Federation Services and learn about the requirements to implement and authenticate.

  • Preparing to Install Web Application Proxy Video — 00:03:10
    • In this episode, examine the requirements and planning needed to install the Web Application Proxy (WAP). Understand the interaction with DNS, load balancing, and the configurations needed for implementation of WAP.

  • Introduction to AD RMS Video — 00:04:54
    • Right Management Services (RMS) is a cross-application file security management solution that can be executed with AD. RMS implements security on information regardless of location.


Course description

Cap off your investigation into Active Directory with this course on implementing Active Directory Federation Services. Beginning with a module on understanding AD FS, you’ll look at preparing AD FS installation, FS account and resource partners, primary and multi-factor authentication, introduction the WAP (Web Application Proxy) and more.

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