AD FS deployment in Azure provides step-by-step guideline as to how you can deploy a simple AD FS infrastructure for your organization in Azure. This article provides the next steps to create a cross-geographic deployment of AD FS in Azure using Azure Traffic Manager. Azure Traffic Manager helps create a geographically spread high availability and high-performance AD FS infrastructure for your organization by making use of range of routing methods available to suit different needs from the infrastructure.

A highly available cross-geographic AD FS infrastructure enables:

Elimination of single point of failure: With failover capabilities of Azure Traffic Manager, you can achieve a highly available AD FS infrastructure even when one of the data centers in a part of the globe goes down
Improved performance: You can use the suggested deployment in this article to provide a high-performance AD FS infrastructure that can help users authenticate faster.

 

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Ganesan, Sr. Technology specialist.