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Convert Sharepoint windows users to ADFS 1 users

by andy in ADFS

A couple of years ago we had a task to introduce a Single Sign on to our websites with Sharepoint being one of them. We decided to use ADFS which was at version 1. Sharepoint was never actually used in a intranet environment so it was decided that we wanted all the existing windows users and groups to be converted to the new ADFS users. We scoured the web and found nothing, microsoft said it should not be done and that we should re-add all our users by hand! So because we had 9000 user records created in sharepoint we decided this was not an option and looked into the database. It turned out to be a simple task to alter the user records to be ADFS users.  

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