How to deploy AD FS in Windows Server 2012 R2
Updated: June 24, 2013
Applies To: Windows Server 2012 R2
About This Guide
This guide provides instructions for setting up Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) on a computer running Windows Server® 2012 R2 operating system. It explains how to install and configure the software that is required for setting up a first federation server (running AD FS software) in a federation server farm or how to join a federation server to an existing farm.
What this guide does not provide
This guide does not provide instructions for setting up and configuring the following:
An Active Directory domain
For AD FS to function, each computer that functions as a federation server must be joined to an Active Directory domain.
Setting up AD FS in a production environment
Deploying a federation server in Windows Server 2012 R2
To set up a federation server in Windows Server 2012 R2, perform the following steps:
Step 5: Configure a federation server with Device Registration Service
Step 6: Add a Host (A) and Alias (CNAME) Resource Record to Corporate DNS for the Federation Service and DRS