Umbrella Corporation Theme for ADFS

So I got bored the other day, and decided it was high time my ADFS server had something more inventive than the out-the-box look. Fair use disclaimer: in case it’s not obvious, Umbrella Corp is a made-up company from the Resident Evil universe and isn’t public IP. I’m using it because I love a good…

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Publishing SharePoint-Hosted Apps with Web Application Proxy

To continue the SharePoint on Web Application Proxy theme, something that’s not been covered yet is how to publish SharePoint-hosted applications with Web Application Proxy, in particular with single-sign-on (via ADFS) to make sure we only authenticate users once for any URL. It’s a legitimate question given SharePoint & SharePoint app URLs are different by…

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SharePoint Server and Web Application Proxy – continued

So having played around with the Windows Server role “Web Application Proxy” a lot more recently after some initial testing. I’ve learnt a few more things about the two working together that I thought worthy of sharing. Windows Web Application Proxy (WAP for short) is a great way of protecting SharePoint from being exposed directly…

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Publishing SharePoint with Windows Server 2012 R2 Web Application Proxy

A new toy I’ve played around with recently is this new web-application proxy (WAP) role in Windows Server 2012 R2. I thought I’d write a quick post about setting up SharePoint 2013 with it because reverse proxying SharePoint applications is a good practise for publicly accessible SharePoint sites, and it’s good to share. Web Application…

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Setup SharePoint Online & On-Premises Single-Sign-on (SSO)

…or how to use a single login for SharePoint Online + your own on-premises SharePoint installation, in short. As people move ever cloud-wards something unique we can offer in Microsoft is the ability to stage migrations from entirely in-house or on-premises systems to entirely in cloud (if desired) by enabling hybrid systems to offload just…

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How to Migrate SharePoint Users to ADFS

Or “how to move users from domain A to untrusted Domain B, using ADFS from domain A”. Moving from a domain authentication to ADFS authentication is becoming a not uncommon activity these days, partly because incorporating ADFS into your on-premises farm is the first stepping-stone in moving either completely or partially into SharePoint Online for…

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