Overview of Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) at Texas Tech University


Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) is a Windows Server software component which facilitates automatic sign-in for a number of applications at Texas Tech University. To use the service, simply sign in to your TTU domain-authenticated computer using your eRaider credentials as usual. Then, attempt to access an eRaider-authenticated website.

The following browsers are supported for automatic sign-in using ADFS:

  • Chrome (Windows)
  • Edge (Windows)
  • Safari (macOS)

For assistance, please see How to: Enable/disable auto sign-in for eRaider sites on domain authenticated computers.

Services which may allow SSO using ADFS include, but are not limited to:

  • askIT
  • Blackboard
  • eRaider Account Manager
  • microsoft365.com, Outlook on the web (TechMail), and other Microsoft 365 websites
  • Raiderlink
  • Services that use Shibboleth for authentication