Add a New Resource Partner by Importing an Existing Policy File

Updated: January 31, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

If you have received a policy file from your resource partner organization that you can import, perform the following procedure on the account federation server on which you are creating the new resource partner.

Membership in Administrators, or equivalent, on the local computer is the minimum required to complete this procedure. Review details about using the appropriate accounts and group memberships at Local and Domain Default Groups (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83477).

  1. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Active Directory Federation Services.

  2. In the console tree, double-click Federation Service, Trust Policy, and Partner Organizations.

  3. Right-click Resource Partners, point to New, and then click Resource Partner.

  4. On the Welcome to the Add Resource Partner Wizard page, click Next.

  5. On the Import Policy File page, do the following, and then click Next:

    • Click Yes.

    • In Partner interoperability policy file, browse to or type the location of the resource partner policy file.

  6. On the Federation Scenario page, do one of the following, and then click Next:

    • If you are establishing a federated trust with another organization or you do not want to use an existing forest trust, click Federated Web SSO.

    • If you are establishing a federated trust within the same organization when both sides already share a forest trust, click Federated Web SSO with Forest Trust.

  7. On the Resource Partner Identity Claims page, select one or more identity claims that the account partner will provide to the resource partner, and then click Next:

    • If the resource partner requires user principal name (UPN) claims to make authorization decisions, select the UPN Claim check box.

      noteNote
      If you selected the Federated Web SSO with Forest Trust scenario, the UPN Claim option is selected and not configurable because UPN claims are required for this scenario.

    • If the resource partner requires e-mail claims to make authorization decisions, select the E-mail Claim check box.

    • If the resource partner requires common name claims to make authorization decisions, select the Common Name Claim check box.

  8. If you selected UPN Claim as an identity claim, on the Select UPN Suffix page, select one of the following, and then click Next.

    • To pass all UPN suffixes through without replacing them, click Pass all UPN suffixes through unchanged.

    • To replace all UPN suffixes with a different suffix, click Replace all UPN domain suffixes with the following, type the suffix that you want to use to replace all UPN suffixes, and then click Add.

  9. If you selected E-mail Claim as an identity claim, on the Select E-mail Suffix page, do one of the following, and then click Next:

    • To pass all e-mail suffixes without replacing them, click Pass all e-mail suffixes through unchanged.

    • To replace all UPN suffixes with a different suffix, click Replace all E-mail suffixes with, and then type the suffix that you want to use to replace all e-mail suffixes.

    noteNote
    Common name claims require no additional information.

  10. On the Enable this Resource Partner page, if you do not want to enable the resource partner now, clear the Enable this resource partner check box, and then click Next.

  11. To add the new resource partner and close the wizard, click Finish.

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