How to Setup the AD FS 2.0 VM Lab Setup Environment for Federated Collaboration

    This guide explains how to setup a virtual lab environment using Microsoft Hyper-V to evaluate using MOSS 2007 and AD FS 2.0.
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        This guide walks you through the setup of a small test lab environment that you can use to evaluate the next generation of Microsoft® federated identity technologies, Active Directory® Federation Services (AD FS) version 2.0. This document is intended for information technology (IT) professionals and application developers who want to create a lab environment specifically for use with the Federated Document Collaboration Using Microsoft Office SharePoint® Server 2007 and AD FS 2.0 guide (see related downloads), which demonstrates the implementation and evaluation of an end-to-end, claims-based, identity federation solution. The instructions in this guide should take approximately four hours to complete.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems, Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2, Windows Server 2008 Standard, Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V

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        • Microsoft Office Word (for editing in either .doc or .docx format)
        • Adobe Acrobat Reader (for viewing in .pdf format)
        • Microsoft XPS Viewer (for viewing .xps format)
        Further system requirements for completing the lab environment described in the guide are provided within the guide itself.
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