In this recipe, you will learn how to set up an AD FS farm with a SQL Server-based backend.
In the organization, make sure that there is consensus on the name for the AD FS farm.
Make sure a TLS certificate is available for the AD FS farm name, or request one from a CA. Install the certificate in the personal certificate store for the local machine.
In order to create an AD FS farm, make sure a domain-joined Windows Server installation is available to commission as an AD FS server. Additionally, make sure that the AD FS farm name is resolvable to this machine in the appropriate DNS zones.
For AD FS with SQL Server-based databases, have a SQL Server available on the network...