How ADFS Authentification work when Windows NLB configured


  • Hello everyone,

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    I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 with an ADFS (2) and ADFS Proxy (2) Which is configured with Windows NLB.

    How ADFS Authentification works from out side? it will directly Contact WNLB or ADFS server to authenticate with AD.


    • Edited by Munna_Tux Friday, April 21, 2017 11:41 AM
    Friday, April 21, 2017 7:21 AM

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  • It depends of how you configure it. You should have a DNS record for end users to connect. If it points to the NLB IP address then it goes through your NLB then it will reach out to the ADFS portal on your servers.

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    Sunday, April 23, 2017 12:24 AM
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