Configuring Federation Services role in Windows Server 8

Windows Server 8 features Active Directory Federation Services 2.1 (AD FS 2.1) as an inbox server role. In this recipe, we will find out the steps to configure AD FS 2.1 in Windows Server 8.

Getting ready

You would need a Windows Server 8 machine. At the time of writing this book, a Developer Preview version is available for download from MSDN accounts.

How to do it...

Follow these steps to configure AD FS 2.1:

  1. Click on the Server Manager application on the Start screen:
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  2. In the Server Manager Dashboard, click on the add roles step under the configure this local server quick start section:
  3. In the ...

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