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Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

You're reading from  Mastering Active Directory, Third Edition - Third Edition

Product type Book
Published in Nov 2021
Publisher Packt
ISBN-13 9781801070393
Pages 780 pages
Edition 3rd Edition
Author (1):
Dishan Francis Dishan Francis
Profile icon Dishan Francis

Table of Contents (22) Chapters

Preface 1. Active Directory Fundamentals 2. Active Directory Domain Services 2022 3. Designing an Active Directory Infrastructure 4. Active Directory Domain Name System 5. Placing Operations Master Roles 6. Migrating to Active Directory 2022 7. Managing Active Directory Objects 8. Managing Users, Groups, and Devices 9. Designing the OU Structure 10. Managing Group Policies 11. Active Directory Services – Part 01 12. Active Directory Services – Part 02 13. Active Directory Certificate Services 14. Active Directory Federation Services 15. Active Directory Rights Management Services 16. Active Directory Security Best Practices 17. Advanced AD Management with PowerShell 18. Hybrid Identity 19. Active Directory Audit and Monitoring 20. Other Books You May Enjoy
21. Index

AD FS deployment topologies

There are a few different deployment models we can use for AD FS deployment:

  1. A single federation server
  2. A single federation server and single Web Application Proxy server
  3. Multiple federation servers and multiple Web Application Proxy servers with SQL Server

In this section, we are going to look into these different topologies and their characteristics.

A single federation server

This is the simplest AD FS deployment model available. It contains a single AD FS server. It doesn't have high availability (unless at the host level).

This is ideal for a lab environment or staging environment:

Figure 14.3: Single federation server deployment

In the preceding example, we have a web application,, that needs to allow access via AD FS. We have one AD FS server in the setup with WID. It is behind the corporate firewall and there are Network Address Translation (NAT) and access rules...

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