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If I am a relying party, I can expose federation metadata to ease configuration for AD FS so I can import it into the Create a Relying Party Trust wizard. I can also choose to enable automatic updates so AD FS checks this file regularly. This file contains information like bindings but also certificates but I am not sure if it contains sensitive information.

My question is: Is it OK for this file to be publicly accessible to anyone besides AD FS? In other words, do I need to prevent access to that file for anyone but the AD FS host?

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No - it's designed to be publically accessible.

There is no sensitive information. The certificates part is for the public keys only.

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