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Beginners Guide to Claims-based Authentication, AD FS 3.0, and SharePoint 2013 – Part II: Installing and Configuring AD FS 3.0

In my last post we took a high-level view of the various authentication processes and how they work. In this post, we’ll take the next step in our discussion of claims-based authentication and talk about Active Directory Federation Services - or AD FS, version 3.0.

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Claims-based Authentication, ADFS 3.0, and SharePoint 2013 – Beginners Guide

I should know what claims authentication is and how it works inside and out, up ways and down, backwards and forwards. I should… but I’m ashamed to admit that until about 18 months ago I could talk my way through it, I knew “kind of” how it all worked, and I could make it all work together, but I didn’t really understand the “under the hood” of how it all works together as much as I probably should have.

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Amazon, Microsoft face off in heavyweight cloud computing prizefight

Cloud computing is becoming more affordable than ever, thanks to growing competition among some of IT's most recognizable brands. We are talking about, of course, Amazon and Microsoft, two businesses with two popular cloud solutions. Amazon Web Services and Azure constantly come to mind when firms think of adopting cloud technologies.

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Participate in the first ever Nintex Champion “Valentine’s Day” challenge!

I challenge you to a challenge of all challenges… Yes, you read that right, incorrect grammar and all.

The other day, I had the epiphany that I actually like working with SharePoint and building out business solutions with workflows. Umm…who was I kidding; I really just like using Nintex and figuring out how to make business automation better. 

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What can toilet paper teach us about customer loyalty?

What would you do with a case of toilet paper, if you could buy it for $0.01?  That may sound like a crazy question, but if you were on social media anytime during the week of January 25th, you may have seen some conversations about the Office Depot $0.01 blunder that has made rolls of angry consumers across the globe.  Here’s the story… 

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License usage reporting in Office 365: part 1

(This is part 1 of a series; if you have questions or want to see specific licensing or reporting topics covered here, drop me a line: paul.robichaux@summit7systems.com.)

Office 365 requires that every user have a license. (Normal humans might call this a subscription, but that word has a specific meaning to Microsoft: it means you bought the consumer or home version of Office 365).