In this installment of our "Ask NGINX" series, we discuss UDP health checks, having NGINX Plus verify JWTs generated with Microsoft Active Directory, performing client certificate-based authentication for IIS servers, and obtaining metrics for website visits or page views.
High Availability for Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services with NGINX Plus
NGINX Plus enables high availability for Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), which enables you to extend single sign‑on access to employees of trusted business partners. It load balances AD FS, and optionally Web Application Proxy (WAP), servers.
Conditional Access Control with Microsoft Azure Active Directory
In Microsoft Azure, you can use JWTs with NGINX Plus to handle authentication against Active Directory outside your app's code.