AD FS Overview


Instead of upgrading to the latest version of AD FS, Microsoft highly recommends migrating to Microsoft Entra ID. For more information, see Resources for decommissioning AD FS

Active Directory Federation Service (AD FS) enables Federated Identity and Access Management by securely sharing digital identity and entitlements rights across security and enterprise boundaries. AD FS extends the ability to use single sign-on functionality that is available within a single security or enterprise boundary to Internet-facing applications to enable customers, partners, and suppliers a streamlined user experience while accessing the web-based applications of an organization.

This document contains a list of all of the documentation overviews for AD FS for Windows Server. This includes the following: