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(Solved) Several ADFS tips and solutions

The last few months I’ve had several customers with ADFS problems.

I’ve decided to share the knowledge about these tips and solutions with you:

1 I Found a ADFS diagnostics module in the technet gallery:

https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/AD-FS-Diagnostics-Module-8269de31

AD FS Diagnostics Module

The AD FS Diagnostics Module contains commandlets to gather

Read more… (Solved) Several ADFS tips and solutions

[Solved] HOW TO renew ADFS certificate on federation and WAP proxy server

To make everything clear, here’s the data to make the problem clear:

Old certificate: XXXXXXX6F895C3574F92DC7D6C7DE3DE4BCA6920

New certificate XXXXXXX74393DBDB2FF3C2DCDB6FEB1A23A6EC94

ADFS01 => internal ADFS server ADFSProxy => ADFS Proxy server (WAP) in DMZ

This week I had an customer, who wasn’t able to log in to Office 365. They weren’t able to

Read more… [Solved] HOW TO renew ADFS certificate on federation and WAP proxy server

[Solved] ADFS WAP Error The operation stopped due to an unknown general error. Error code 0x8007520c

This week I had a customer who couldn’t connect to Office 365 with Outlook, after a server reboot.

When they tried to connect to Office 365 online, there was an error from the ADFS server.

I Quickly realized the ADFS wasn’t working properly.

I then started the Remote Access Management

Read more… [Solved] ADFS WAP Error The operation stopped due to an unknown general error. Error code 0x8007520c

[Solved] ADFS 3.0 > Unable to logon > “AADSTS50008: SAML token is invalid”

This week I had a problem with a ADFS server.

No user was able to logon, already connected users, were able to continue working, but no new connections were allowed.

In this post I explain which steps I took, to localize the problem.

 

Step 1:

First I tried testing

Read more… [Solved] ADFS 3.0 > Unable to logon > “AADSTS50008: SAML token is invalid”

ADFS 3.0 > Cannot start service MSSQL$MICROSOFT##WID on computer ‘.’.

ADFS 3.0 Cannot start service MSSQL$MICROSOFT##WID

This week I had a problem installing Windows ADFS 3.0, on a Server 2012 R2 server.

This server was also a Domain controller. Unfortunately there was no possibility to install ADFS on an other server.

During the installation I received this error, over and

Read more… ADFS 3.0 > Cannot start service MSSQL$MICROSOFT##WID on computer ‘.’.

[Solved] Office 365: AADConnect unable to find Scheduled task or DirectorySyncClientCmd.exe

This week I had to synchronize Active Directory users to Office 365.

I Downloaded the latest version of AADConnect for synchronization, but was unable to find the normal scheduled task for synchronization, of unable to find C:\Program Files\Microsoft Azure AD Sync\Bin\DirectorySyncClientCmd.exe file.

After some troubleshooting, I found the real reason:

Read more… [Solved] Office 365: AADConnect unable to find Scheduled task or DirectorySyncClientCmd.exe

[Solved] AADSync/AADConnect : Unable to connect to the Synchronization Service Manager

Sometimes when you logon to a Synchronization server, you’re not able to start the Synchronization Service Manager then check your membership of the local ADSyncAdmins and/or ADSyncOperators group.

Error

[Solved] AADSync/AADConnect : Unable to connect to the Synchronization Service Manager

[Solved] ADFS : Enable Single Sign-on (SSO) for Edge and Chrome browser

Problem:

When users upgraded their Desktop or notebook from Windows 7 or 8.1 to Windows 10, Edge (Internet Explorer’s replacement) stopped auto-logging in people when trying to hit the Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) server from inside the corporate network to sign in to Office 365.

Solution:

Change

Read more… [Solved] ADFS : Enable Single Sign-on (SSO) for Edge and Chrome browser

[Solved] Dirsync/AADSync : Unable to connect to the Synchronization Service

Error

Unable to connect to the Synchronization Service.

Some possible reasons are:

The service is not started. Your account is not a member of a required security group.

See the Synchronization Service documentation for details

Solution:

Check if the ADFS 2.0 Windows Service is started

Read more… [Solved] Dirsync/AADSync : Unable to connect to the Synchronization Service

W2008R2 ADFS IIS : There was a problem accessing the site. Try to browse to the site again. [Solved]

This week I had an AD FS synchronization server with the error :

 

There was a problem accessing the site. Try to browse to the site again.

If the problem persists, contact the administrator of this site and provide the reference number to identify the problem.

Reference number: <GUID>

Read more… W2008R2 ADFS IIS : There was a problem accessing the site. Try to browse to the site again. [Solved]