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In Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0, external users, who weren’t using VPN, could access the Internet via forms authentication.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server 2011 replaces forms authentication with claims-based authentication. This is an identity access solution designed to provide simplified user access and single sign-on access to Microsoft Dynamics CRM data.

The Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Configuring Claims-based Authentication white paper covers this solution, plus you’ll learn about:

  • Installing and configuring AD FS 2.0.
  • Installing and configuring Microsoft Dynamics CRM Server 2011 claims-based authentication for internal access, external access (IFD)
  • Federation trusts, Microsoft Office Outlook connections, and other configuration considerations.

This white paper is available for download from:  Microsoft Download Center

And will soon be available for browsing on:  Microsoft TechNet

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Jim Holtzman

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