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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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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