• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Active Directory Federation Services provides web-based authorization and authentication services for all users in your organization, both internal and external. Active Directory Rights Management is used to protect an organization's confidential information, and other information that needs to be protected. This course examines both of these technologies and how they work together to increase the security infrastructure in your organization. This course is part of a series of Skillsoft courses that cover the objectives for exam 70-414: Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure. This exam is required for the MCSE Server Infrastructure certification.

Learning Objectives


  • describe the components of AD FS
  • recognize which type of AD FS implementation to configure in a scenario
  • recognize which cmdlet to use in a scenario when configuring AD FS and Office 365 for SSO
  • recognize steps involved when the Federation Service processes claims to be sent to the relying party


  • match AD RMS components to their descriptions
  • recognize reasons for deploying a licensing-only cluster
  • describe how AD RMS exclusion policies work
  • identify the appropriate external user trust policy type to configure in a given scenario
  • describe how the AD RMS DAC classification engine works
  • configure AD FS and AD RMS in Windows Server 2012 R2

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.