Active Directory Federation Services

We need to setup ADFS for internal\External presence. Not sure how to setup at all.

We have about 15 different domains, and some have zero trust relationships. Separate forest\domains.

Need to setup ADFS for internal\external use, and can you set OUs for each domain?

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
ADFS is a pretty involved process in of itself. Microsoft has Outlined all of the high level steps that are required to get this up and running. See the Technet below...
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn486820.aspx

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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
Sounds easy as Will said above, however it is not that easy, if you don't know about this product. First you need to understand how this product work or what is SSO or SAML.

A simple design, is to setup 2 ADFS proxy(WorkGroup in DMZ) and 2 ADFS Main server(Internal Domain) in a farm with SQL as backend db to store the database. You also need a HLB. This is what I support:

HLB in DMZ>ADFS Proxy>HLB in Internal Domain>ADFS in Internal Domain.

Next, Certificate play very important role. So, plan it properly. You also need service account for your ADFS servers.

Next, what role are you going to play? Are you going to be IDP or Identity provide or SP Service Provider. I assume you might be using as IDP. As you will be using this for you internal users, so SSO can be used for both internal and External app.

Finally, claim attributes. You need to understand this concept properly. Claim attributes is what all plays major role in ADFS or SSO setup. It changes as per you relying party required.

I advise you to start from here:
http://blogs.technet.com/b/askpfeplat/archive/2015/03/02/adfs-deep-dive-onboarding-applications.aspx

I also suggest you to hire an external resource to set this up for you. Once it is ready, your job is just to configure relying party or max certificate renewal. For that I already wrote the article available on EE.
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Amit,

Sounds easy as Will said above, however it is not that easy, if you don't know about this product. First you need to understand how this product work or what is SSO or SAML.
I did NOT say this was an easy task.

Please read my comment...
ADFS is a pretty involved process in of itself. Microsoft has Outlined all of the high level steps that are required to get this up and running. See the Technet below...

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