Archive for the 'Azure AD Connect' Category

Topologies for Azure AD Connect (AADConnect)

Let me cross-link this here, because I feel like this is one of the better, clearer articles of what you can and should not attempt to build with Azure AD Connect (AADConnect): https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/active-directory-aadconnect-topologies/ It outlines nicely what scenarios and topologies are supported in the current version of AADConnect.

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Extranet Lockout

ADFS in Windows Server 2012 R2 (some call it “ADFS v3″) comes with a number of very cool features – one of them is “Extranet Lockout Protection”: http://blogs.technet.com/b/rmilne/archive/2014/05/05/enabling-adfs-2012-r2-extranet-lockout-protection.aspx, https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn486806.aspx. The idea behind that is that, if you expose your ADFS to the internet, which makes sense in many scenarios, and you use Web Application Proxy [...]

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