Tag Archives: windows server 2008 r2

How to integrate Microsoft Azure Active Directory with your local Active Directory

I have recently been involved with a project whereby we wanted to use Microsoft Azure to host an application, and for users of this application to be able to login using their local Windows login details and for their permissions to be synced with Active Directory. To achieve this we identified that we could make use of Microsoft Azure Active Directory (online) synced with our local Active Directory on our network.

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How to install ADFS 2.0 and configure SAML for SSO (auto login/AD login integration)

I’ve recently had an experience of setting up Single Sign On (SSO) for an application that we sell in work (Oracle RightNow) which provides a SAML 2.0 interface for authentication and found that there is very little, useful instructions on how to install and especially to configure SAML – hopefully this information will help anyone else in a similar situation.

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SharePoint DCOM Error on Windows Server 2008 R2

I’ve been experiencing a confusing error message on one of our servers recently which seems to be occurring every minute or so. It took me a while to track down the solution so I just wanted to share it in the hope that it may help others. The error itself is:

“The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID
{61738644-F196-11D0-9953-00C04FD919C1}
and APPID
{61738644-F196-11D0-9953-00C04FD919C1}

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