Create a Relying Party Trust

 

Applies To: Windows Server 2012 R2

To add a new relying party trust by using the AD FS Management snap-in and manually configure the settings, perform the following procedure on a federation server.

Membership in Administrators, or equivalent, on the local computer is the minimum required to complete this procedure. Review details about using the appropriate accounts and group memberships at Local and Domain Default Groups (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83477).

To create a relying party trust manually

  1. In Server Manager, click Tools, and then select AD FS Management.

  2. In AD FS snap-in, under AD FS\Trust Relationships, right-click Relying Party Trusts, and then click Add Relying Party Trust to open the Add Relying Party Trust Wizard.

  3. On the Welcome page, click Start.

  4. On the Select Data Source page, click Enter data about the relying party manually, and then click Next.

  5. On the Specify Display Name page, type a name in Display name, under Notes type a description for this relying party trust, and then click Next.

  6. On the Choose Profile page, do one of the following:

    • Click AD FS profile, click Next, and then move to step 7.

    • Click AD FS 1.0 and 1.1 profile, click Next, and then go to step 9.

    If you know that you will require interoperability with an older Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) federation, as provided in Windows Server 2003 R2, click AD FS 1.0 and 1.1 profile. Otherwise, use the default AD FS profile.

  7. On the Configure Certificate page, click Browse to locate a certificate file, and then click Next.

  8. On the Configure URL page, do one or both of the following, click Next, and then go to step 10:

    • Select the Enable support for the WS-Federation Passive protocol check box. Under Relying party WS-Federation Passive protocol URL, type the URL for this relying party trust, and then click Next.

    • Select the Enable support for the SAML 2.0 WebSSO protocol check box. Under Relying party SAML 2.0 SSO service URL, type the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) service endpoint URL for this relying party trust, and then click Next.

  9. On the Configure URL page, under WS-Federation Passive URL, type the URL for this relying party trust, and then click Next.

  10. On the Configure Identifiers page, specify one or more identifiers for this relying party, click Add to add them to the list, and then click Next.

  11. On the Configure Multi-factor Authentication Now? page, do one of the following:

    • Select I do not want to configure multi-factor authentication settings for this relying party trust at this time, and then proceed to step 13.

    • Select Configure multi-factor authentication settings for this relying party trust, and then proceed to step 12.

    For more information about MFA, see Configuring authentication policies for AD FS.

  12. On the Configure Multi-factor Authentication page, configure multi-factor authentication (MFA) that is based on the following available settings:

    • User or group membership – In Users/Groups, click Add to specify those Active Directory (AD) users or groups for which you want to require MFA.

    • Devices – In Devices, select either Unregistered devices or Registered devices.

    • Locations – In Locations, select either Extranet or Intranet.

    For more information about MFA, see Configuring authentication policies for AD FS.

  13. On the Choose Issuance Authorization Rules page, select either Permit all users to access this relying party or Deny all users access to this relying party, and then click Next.

  14. On the Ready to Add Trust page, review the settings, and then click Next to save your relying party trust information.

  15. On the Finish page, click Close. This action automatically displays the Edit Claim Rules dialog box.

See Also

AD FS Operations