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Migrating Relying Party Trusts

Posted by Sarah Duncan on Jul 9, 2013 5:29:48 AM

There are times when you might find yourself needing to migrate a relying party (RP) from one AD FS implementation to another. Unfortunately, at the moment there do not seem to be existing tools to do this. So, we offer the following rather quick and dirty approach. There might be better ways, but this gets the job done.

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Topics: Federation, Microsoft Active Directory AD, Active Directory Federation Services, AD FS, Migration, Blog, PowerShell script, Active Directory, Relying Party trusts, PowerShell

Configuring a Non-Domain-Joined RMS Client Machine

Posted by Sarah Duncan on Nov 8, 2011 4:08:49 AM

In most corporate environments, when you roll out RMS to the client machines you're talking about domain-joined machines that you are configuring via group policy, SCCM and similar desktop deployment tools. But what if you have a few users who need to have access to RMS-protected content from non-domain-joined clients? What if they need to apply rights-protections to content as well? With your custom templates no less, then what? Under some circumstances, it may be possible to get RMS configured on a non-domain-joined client machine just by asking the user to open a rights-protected document, but whether this will work or not depends on a lot of variables, and it's not a reliable solution. Your best bet is to hand the user an easy-to-run script packaged with your rights policy templates to line all the ducks up in a row automatically.

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Topics: Rights Management Services, Active Directory Rights Management Services, IT Security, Microsoft Security Partner, Microsoft RMS, RMS, Blog, PowerShell script, PowerShell, AD RMS

A PowerShell script to find AD FS 2.0 errors

Posted by CSS Technical Team on Nov 2, 2011 10:18:58 AM

So one of your users has received an error from AD FS 2.0, and you need to determine what the problem is. Unfortunately, sometimes the error message doesn't give much of a clue—for example the web page shown below.

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Topics: Federation, Microsoft Active Directory AD, IT Security, Microsoft Security Partner, FS, AD FS, Microsoft AD, AD FS server, AD FS 2.0, Blog, PowerShell script, Active Directory, PowerShell, AD

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