Configure IIS to Require SSL on Both Federation Servers

This article explains how to configure IIS to require SSL on both Federation Servers.

Introduction

This article explains how to configure IIS to require SSL on both Federation Servers.

Step 1

First of all open the Administrative Tools from the Start menu.

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Step 2

Now in the Administrative Tools many options will be available, among these options one will be for IIS Manager. Double-click on this option to open it.

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Step 3

Now the IIS Manager Wizard will open, here on the left hand side will be the Connections Pane.

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Step 4

Expand the Server Name available under this Connection Pane, on expanding an option will appear named "Sites", again expand this option. This will bring the default Website under the IIS.

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Step 5

Click on this default Website, on clicking an option will come in the center Pane named SSL Settings, double-click on it to open it.

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Step 6

In the SSL Settings first check "Require SSL" and then click on the "Accept Client Certificate".

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Step 7

Now go to the Actions Pane and then click on the "Apply" button to apply the changes made

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