Chapter 3. Architecture, authentication, and authorization

This chapter touches on a wide variety of topics and assists in planning the topology options organizations are faced with when it comes to the infrastructure and server planning. Authentication and authorization topics are discussed to provide an understanding of the behind-the-scenes services and server components required. We look at server-to-server (S2S) authentication and how you can use it in a SharePoint hybrid environment. We explain how user authentication works with federated identities. We also cover some basic permission planning around SharePoint Online.

Architecture topologies

When designing a SharePoint hybrid environment, you need to consider your existing environment’s ...

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