Installation prerequisites

There are a few prerequisites that you need to complete for SharePoint before installing the Jive for SharePoint 2010/2013 add-on in Jive.

You should complete the following tasks before installing Jive for SharePoint 2010/2013 add-on:

  1. Decide whether you're going to use Claims via ADFS or NTLM protocol for user authentication. For more information, see Plan for user authentication methods in SharePoint Server on Microsoft portal at
  2. If you are using Claims via ADFS for user authentication, you should do the following:
    1. Install ADFS on a Windows Server 2012 R2 x64. For more information, see ADFS server requirements.
    2. Configure Jive to use Claims. For more information, see Configuring Jive to use Claims.
    3. Configure ADFS to send Claims using a custom rule. For more information, see Configuring ADFS to send claims using custom rules.