When you are the account partner administrator and you have a deployment goal to provide federated access for employees on your corporate network:

To set up this environment, you perform administrative tasks for installing a federation server and configuring the Federation Service in the account partner organization. The following table provides links to the checklists that you need to follow to install the first federation server in your organization, configure the Federation Service, and set up a federation trust with a resource partner.

Preparing and configuring a federation server for federation

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Configure the federation server to work with Domain Name System (DNS), install and configure certificates, and verify that the server is functional.

Checklist: Installing a federation server

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Configure the federation trust with a resource partner organization.

Checklist: Configuring the account partner organization