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Handling identities in a hybrid cloud is often no easy task. Configuring ADFS with Office 365 and Azure should not be difficult. Generally speaking using the cloud is not necessarily rocket science. However, things can get very complicated depending on the on the server infrastructure a company already has in place when deciding to move to the cloud.
A very common scenario is using resource forests and account forests in the same organization. Typically the resource forest is configured for some services, like Exchange or SharePoint and the account forest contains account information for client login. Many larger organizations have opted for such a scenario a while back and probably nowadays they want to move some workloads to the cloud. The big question for identity folks is, how should directory synchronization and identity federation be implemented in a resource/account forest scenario? Continue reading