Implementing claims-based authentication in Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server 2011

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server 2011 is claims enabled and allows the users to authenticate through the trusted identity providers such as AD FS 2.0, Windows Azure ACS 2.0, and the federation metadata driven Security Token Services (for example, a custom STS implementation using WCF). In this recipe, we will take a look at the steps to enable the claims-based authentication support in Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server 2011 using the CRM Deployment Manager tool.

Getting ready

Access to a machine running an instance of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server 2011 is necessary for executing the steps in this recipe. In addition, for the purpose of this recipe, we will assume that you have ...

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