[Samba] office 365

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Tue Jun 7 07:05:28 UTC 2016

Hi Jeff,

But I don't mind to run a windows IIS server for this at all. It's just 
the AD DCs that are samba, we have a windows server running here 
(printserver) that I could use for if required.

So you problems are because you tried to get this running using apache..?

Thanks for your reaction,

On 6-6-2016 22:22, Jeff Sadowski wrote:
> https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/jj631606.aspx
> goes through the steps I remember taking in a windows environment. As
> you can see step 2 is to install ADFS this is what would need emulated
> with some web server.
> So I will try and google ADFS on apache or nginx or linux. I'll let you
> know if I find anything interesting.
> On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 1:53 PM, Jeff Sadowski <jeff.sadowski at gmail.com
> <mailto:jeff.sadowski at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     We had set Office 365 to use single sign on at my last place of
>     work. Microsoft uses a significant part of what is built into IIS on
>     Windows Servers. I don't see this as being possible any time soon. I
>     could be wrong for all I know someone may have developed a simple
>     set of apache/nginx plugin/scripting/page_layout to handle the
>     authentication but I have not seen it. A little bit about it:
>     Microsoft redirected authentication to ssl on your server that
>     somehow let Microsoft servers know that your site trusted that
>     authentication(maybe a cookie). Luckily lots of stuff broke to show
>     me what was happening with it. Sometimes people on the vpn could not
>     get in other times people outside the local network could not get
>     in. The breaking actually helped me understand a little more about
>     what was going on and if it was an internal or external issue.
>     Testing with multiple browsers helped trouble shoot this as well. So
>     someone that has Microsoft servers if they spent the time could
>     develop apache/nginx pages to imitate the behavior needed by Office
>     365 as far as I know they don't exist yet.
>     On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 12:50 PM, lists <lists at merit.unu.edu
>     <mailto:lists at merit.unu.edu>> wrote:
>         Hi,
>         Anyone here using office 365 with samba AD?
>         Tips, ideas..?
>         Read this:
>         https://blogs.office.com/2014/04/15/synchronizing-your-directory-with-office-365-is-easy/
>         The link says
>         "synchronizing-your-directory-with-office-365-is-easy", but I
>         wonder if anyone with an AD on samba has done it?
>         MJ
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