Windows 2019 ADFS Web pages and metadata.xml pages missing - no web access after install

Azzadean Hadrami 1 Reputation point

Windows Server 2019 ADFS Web pages and metadata.xml pages missing
unable to get ADFS working with claim based apps as web access URLs not working and unable to verify webpages or metadata.xml

No IIS virtual directory created for ADFS too.


Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management updated to data storage.
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Active Directory Federation Services
Active Directory Federation Services
An Active Directory technology that provides single-sign-on functionality by securely sharing digital identity and entitlement rights across security and enterprise boundaries.
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  1. Pierre Audonnet - MSFT 10,151 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    ADFS doesn't use IIS since Windows Server 2012 R2. It is built directly on the top on the HTTP.sys.

    The federation metadata file is always available without authentication by default. You need to use the following URL: https://ADFSFARMURL/FederationMetadata/2007-06/FederationMetadata.xml

    Where ADFSFARMURL is the FQDN of your farm not the FQDN of the server where the farm is. It has to be the right FQDN (not the IP address either) because of TLS/SNI (which in a nutshell will allow the TLS tunnel only if the FQDN that the client is sending is matching the FQDN registered in the HTTPs endpoint).

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