Server 2016 improvements to WAP

Many consider the Web Application Proxy to be in the toddler phase. It has been alive for a little while now, but is still learning how to do new things. Let's discuss some of the improvements that have been made to WAP inside Windows Server 2016.

Preauthentication for HTTP Basic

There are two different ways that users can authenticate to applications that are being published by Web Application Proxy: Preauthentication or pass-thru authentication. When publishing an application with Preauthentication, this means that users will have to stop by the AD FS interface to authenticate themselves before they are allowed through to the web application itself. In my eyes, preauthentication is a critical component to any reverse ...

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