Now that we have learned about the preparation requirements for integration, let's start to build the initial foundation that will enable us to prepare for integrated use and a migration to Office 365. By now, we should have the necessary physical or virtual servers, firewall, and DNS ready or in place. We will now focus on building three core services, enabled by Office 365. These core services are:
Deploying Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
Office 365 Directory Synchronization
It's critical that we deploy these services in the order they are listed. If you choose to install these items out of order, some alternative configuration changes will be required and are not described. Currently they are listed in order, suggested by Microsoft best practices. In this chapter, we will focus on building ADFS with a Windows Internal Database (WID) as our database source (you may want to consider SQL for deployments requiring...