Normally when one sets up a relying party (RP) in Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) it will be connected to one or many claims providers (CP). In almost all cases a user will select a specific CP which will then generate the required claims for the Application. In some cases you might need users to authenticate to a 3rd party claims provider while supplementing with values from Active Directory (AD). In essence, using multiple claims providers to log into an application. [Read more…]
Configuring Bitlocker with the graphical interface (GUI) available in Windows Server 2008(R2), Server 2012 as well as Windows Vista, 7 and 8 is quite an easy affair. You just follow the prompts and your drive will be encrypted without too much hassle.
Configuring Bitlocker in a Server Core environment is slightly different. The GUI isn’t available in a Core install of Windows and Hyper-V Server, so administrators are forces to utilize Bitlocker via the command line. [Read more…]