Is it possible to replace on-prem adfs with Azure AD? RRS feed

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  • I've been tasked with researching whether we can move our on-premises ADFS to Azure AD. The only guidance I've found directs me to move the ADFS farm to Azure VMs. I would like to know if there's a way to just move the federation to Azure AD without building a new ADFS farm.


    Friday, April 22, 2016 3:39 PM

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  • Azure AD is just a database (of sorts), you cannot host any service on it. So the answer is no.
    Friday, April 22, 2016 7:12 PM
  • There is not "ADFS as a service" in Azure. Your only option is move the ADFS farm into Azure using VMs in Azure. 

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    Saturday, April 23, 2016 4:02 AM
  • ADFS role can't be added to Azure AD, you need to build VM.



    Mahendranath Miryala

    Saturday, April 23, 2016 11:38 AM