Constrains On Setting Up Cloud SSA

A couple of gotchas I have encountered during setting up Cloud SSA (or Cloud Search Service Application, you can find out more about it at Learn about cloud hybrid search for SharePoint): On on-premises SharePoint side, only Integrated Windows Authentication (either NTLM or Kerberos) is supported. ADFS or other SAML based trusted identity providers would…

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Load Testing SAML (PING) Based SharePoint 2013 Sites

I have to proof to a customer that their SharePoint infrastructure supports their user base and workload. So the logical solution is to Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) to build web tests and load tests and simulate the load and see how the farm reacts. There is one problem: the sites are based on SAML (PingFederate is…

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Set-MsolAdfscontext Authentication Error

You are setting up Office 365 ADFS/SSO, you are connected to your Office 365 tenant with Microsoft Online Services Module for Windows PowerShell, you are trying to run Set-MsolAdfscontext -Computer <ADFS server FQDN> but keep getting prompted for your Windows credential and eventually receive an authentication error, you make sure that the Windows AD account…

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