Configure IIS to Require SSL on Both Federation Servers


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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