Configure IFD for Microsoft Dynamics 365


Applies To: Dynamics 365 (on-premises), Dynamics CRM 2016

Dynamics 365 (on-premises) uses claims-based authentication to authenticate internal users and to enable Internet access for external users not using VPN.

In claims-based authentication, an identity provider that contains a security token service (STS) responds to authentication requests and issues SAML security tokens that include any number of claims about a user, such as a user name and groups the user belongs to. A relying party application receives the SAML token and uses the claims inside to decide whether to grant the client access to the requested resource. Claims-based authentication can be used to authenticate your organization's internal users, external users, and users from partner organizations.

This content provides the steps needed to configure Internet-facing deployment (IFD) using claims-based authentication. Much more conceptual and procedural information is available in the white paper Configure Claims-based Authentication for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server available in the Microsoft Download Center.

In This Section

Implement claims-based authentication: internal access

Implement claims-based authentication: external access

Dynamics 365 for tablets and IFD

Dynamics 365 for phones and IFD

Configure Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Outlook to use claims-based authentication

Troubleshoot Microsoft Dynamics 365 Server IFD

See Also

Install or upgrade Microsoft Dynamics 365 Server
Install Email Router for Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Dynamics CRM Online

© 2016 Microsoft. All rights reserved. Copyright