Azure AD Connect is a versatile yet free tool from Microsoft to build the bridge between Active Directory and Azure Active Directory. It takes care of synchronization of objects between the two identity platforms and can configure authentication, too. While not widely known, Azure AD Connect is the perfect tool to set up an AD FS Farm, consisting of an AD FS Server (also known as a Security Token Service) and a Web Application Proxy. It automatically sets up the Relying Party Trust to Azure AD. When done, Azure AD Connect has a couple of tricks up its sleeve that you might want to take advantage of.
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Bonus: Gain insights in sign-ins both in Active Directory on-premises and Azure AD in one dashboard