Friday, March 07, 2014

SAML 2.0 federation with Office 365

Microsoft team continue to innovate more with Office 365 and more Organizations have already adopted Office 365 to their IT Infrastructure and some or on the way and when it comes to Identity and Access management Microsoft is more cautious and bringing more secure way of achieving this and most of the Organization rely on Single Sign-on for which Federation becomes mandate and if the Customer is using Active Directory On premises then this can be achieved easily with ADFS and DirSync, this is not the case with all as there are Organizations who use other Identity providers and even they need to migrate to Office 365 sooner or later and keeping this in mind Microsoft Office team announced the Support for SAML 2.0 federation with Office 365.

The Official Announcement is made in the Office Blog by Paul Andrew Technical Product Manager on the Office 365 team, where we have clear description of how to achieve this federation with the help of LDAP v3 directory synchronization with links to know more on the topic along with deployment guide.

Read the post here : Announcing support for SAML 2.0 federation with Office 365

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