Monthly Archives: December 2008

Federating with Live ID (using the Access Control Service)

There are already a number of ways today how you can federate with the Live ID service (e.g. using the Live ID SDK, OpenID or WS-Federation). Another option would be to use the Access Control Service. I can see a … Continue reading

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Display Tokens & Geneva

What are display tokens? In short: They allow an STS to pass some or all claims back to the client in a way that the client can read them. This differs from the “real” claims which are part of the … Continue reading

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LeastPrivilege.IdentityModel2 Preview

I thought as a little X-Mas present – I just zip up the current version of my IdentityModel2 solution and make it available for download here. It is barely tested (besides my own use cases which were the reason why … Continue reading

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Final Release of InfoCardSelector on Codeplex

For a while I had some updates to the InfoCardSelector ASP.NET control sitting here – thanks to altair we made some minor modifications, nothing critical. I finally uploaded them to Codeplex. However – this will be the last release of … Continue reading

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ASP.NET Security Goodness

A bunch of (ASP.NET) security tools got released over the weekend – highly recommended! Get more info from Mark and Barry. CAT.NET V1 CTP “CAT.NET is a snap-in to the Visual Studio IDE that helps you identify security flaws within … Continue reading

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Federating with the .NET Access Control Service

In my previous post I showed how to migrate the .NET Access Control Service SDK “CardSpaceCalculator” sample to Geneva Framework. The way this sample is structured, it allows to authenticate with the InfoCard that is associated with your solution account … Continue reading

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Downloading the Certificate from an SSL Site

Sometimes this is very useful– you point the below code to a server and get the configured SSL certificate in return. After that you could import the cert into the local store or save it as a file (via the … Continue reading

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