Monthly Archives: October 2012

Update on Thinktecture IdentityServer v2 Beta (Refresh 2)

Just wanted to give you a quick update what’s happening with IdentityServer. Brock and I were working really hard to get some new features in, e.g. Mobile support for the login and home realm discovery pages Standards compliant OAuth2 flows … Continue reading

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Using Claims-based Authorization in MVC and Web API

.NET 4.5 ships with a claims-based authorization infrastructure around the ClaimsAuthorizationManager class. I have written about that before, and I am still a fan of that approach (not necessary of the non-existent tooling). Claims-based authorization encourages you to have a … Continue reading

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Extensions to the Web API/MVC + Forms/Basic Auth Sample: Claims Transformation and AJAX

I got two questions on the sample from yesterday. AJAX Clients”Will AJAX clients be able to use the Forms Authentication cookie against Web API?” Yes, indeed. In that case add the following flag to the authentication configuration: var authConfig = … Continue reading

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Mixing MVC + Forms Authentication and Web API + Basic Authentication

Got several emails recently with questions on how to enable the following scenario: ASP.NET application (e.g. MVC) using Forms Authentication and Web APIs using Basic Authentication to authenticate against a unified user store. This is actually quite simple to achieve … Continue reading

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Federation Gateway and Home Realm Discovery in Thinktecture.IdentityServer v2

I just uploaded a “feature-refresh” of the IdSrv Beta to github. This includes amongst some bug fixes the ability to use IdSrv as a federation gateway/home realm discovery page. This gives you the ability to use IdSrv to broker trust … Continue reading

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Thinktecture IdentityServer 2 Tutorial: The 1st Web Application

https://vimeo.com/51666380 Shows how to setup a web application with identity server for authentication. Have fun!

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Feedback for IdentityModel and IdentityServer

Thanks for all the feedback!! To keep things more organized, please use the issue tracker on github. Otherwise all the information will be scattered across IM, email, twitter and blog comments… https://github.com/thinktecture/Thinktecture.IdentityModel.45/issues https://github.com/thinktecture/Thinktecture.IdentityServer.v2/issues thanks!

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