Monthly Archives: October 2010

StarterSTS v1.5 Beta 1

I just uploaded a new drop of StarterSTS. This release has many changes and new features, e.g.: Built-in support for Windows Azure Caching New REST endpoint Federated Sign-Out Extended tracing (including real time tracing to a WCF service and logging … Continue reading

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WIF, ADFS 2 and WCF–Part 6: Chaining multiple Token Services

See the previous posts first. So far we looked at the (simpler) scenario where a client acquires a token from an identity provider and uses that for authentication against a relying party WCF service. Another common scenario is, that the … Continue reading

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WIF, ADFS 2 and WCF–Part 5: Service Client (more Flexibility with WSTrustChannelFactory)

See the previous posts first. WIF includes an API to manually request tokens from a token service. This gives you more control over the request and more flexibility since you can use your own token caching scheme instead of being … Continue reading

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WIF, ADFS 2 and WCF–Part 4: Service Client (using Service Metadata)

See parts 1, 2 and 3 first. In this part we will finally build a client for our federated service. There are basically two ways to accomplish this. You can use the WCF built-in tooling to generate client and configuration … Continue reading

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WIF, ADFS 2 and WCF–Part 3: ADFS Setup

In part 1 of this series I briefly gave an overview of the ADFS / WS-Trust infrastructure. In part 2 we created a basic WCF service that uses ADFS for authentication. This part will walk you through the steps to … Continue reading

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WIF, ADFS 2 and WCF–Part 2: The Service

OK – so let’s first start with a simple WCF service and connect that to ADFS 2 for authentication. The service itself simply echoes back the user’s claims – just so we can make sure it actually works and to … Continue reading

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WIF, ADFS 2 and WCF–Part 1: Overview

A lot has been written already about passive federation and integration of WIF and ADFS 2 into web apps. The whole active/WS-Trust feature area is much less documented or covered in articles and blogs. Over the next few posts I … Continue reading

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