Chapter 6. SharePoint hybrid single sign-on

This chapter is meant for organizations that plan to implement federated identities using Active Directory Federation Service (AD FS) for single sign-on (SSO). SSO saves users from having to type their credentials each time they access any Microsoft SharePoint Online or Microsoft Office 365 resource. It is considered an important foundation for a SharePoint hybrid environment. Chapter 5 covers synchronized identities with password synchronization. With federated identities, only the identities are synchronized to Office 365. Passwords are not synchronized to Office 365, because authentication occurs at a Secure Token Service (STS), which is typically in an on-premises environment or optionally hosted ...

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