Setup: ADFS 2.0 Federation server

Problem: You need to troubleshoot some authentication issues and check the claims sent to RP


Run the following command from a command prompt:

wevtutil sl "AD FS 2.0 Tracing/Debug" /L:5 

Open Event Viewer, click the View menu and select Show Analytic and Debug Logs. This must be enabled for the AD FS 2.0 Tracing log to be visible.

Right-click the Debug log under AD FS 2.0 Tracing and select Enable Log.

Restart the AD FS 2.0 Windows Service service (adfssrv) either by right-clicking it in the Services MMC or running the following commands at a command prompt:

net stop adfssrv
net start adfssrv

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