Category Archives: Azure

Using IdentityServer to issue tokens for Windows Server ServiceBus

Windows Server ServiceBus supports SWT tokens to authorize actions on a SB namespace or entity (e.g. listen, send or manage). In the Azure version of ServiceBus you would use the Azure Access Control Service to issue such tokens. In the … Continue reading

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Two Weeks to go: NDC Identity & Access Control Workshop

…really looking forward to it! http://www.ndcoslo.com/Article/Workshops/claims Also announcing a special guest: Pedro Felix will do a introduction lecture on OpenID Connect! See you there!

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Annual Identity Update on DotNetRocks

It’s this time of the year again! http://www.dotnetrocks.com/default.aspx?ShowNum=863 “Dominick Baier returns to talk to Carl and Richard about the current state of security in .NET 4.5. Dom starts out talking about how WebAPI has impacted the development of web services … Continue reading

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Going to NDC? Get two extra Days of Identity and Access Control!

Claims, WS-Federation, WS-Trust, WS-Security, ASP.NET, Federation, Single Sign-On, Home Realm Discovery, WCF, SAML, JWT, Web API, OAuth2, Thinktecture IdentityServer & IdentityModel, ADFS, Windows Azure Active Directory & Access Control… Do the above terms sound interesting? Then join me for a … Continue reading

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Federating IdentityServer with Windows Azure Active Directory

Vittorio describes here in great detail how to provision a WAAD tenant as an identity provider in an ACS namespace. Since we are all using the same technology under the bonnet, this should also work with IdentityServer – and it … Continue reading

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Claims-based Identity & Access Control Pre-Conference Workshop at NDC 2013

This is great news! If you are going to NDC, you can take my identity & access control training as a pre-conference workshop. I have divided the content in a “web apps” day and a “services & the cloud” day. This … Continue reading

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Claims-based Identity & Access Control Training in February

I just got email confirming the February run of the “identity course” in Oslo. great! There are seats left and you can book here. Cu!  

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More Compatibility between Thinktecture.IdentityModel JWT and Microsoft JWT

Reader centralbin comments: “In fact the reverse is also true : You can configure TT-STS as an IP-STS in ACS. The JWT tokens issued by TT-STS can also be consumed in ACS. The only “gotcha” is that you manually need … Continue reading

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Compatibility between Thinktecture.IdentityModel JWT and Microsoft JWT

I just did a quick test – the JWT token handler in Thinktecture.IdentityModel can consume and validate JWTs coming from Access Control Service. Thought I let you know ;) Nice.

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Azure Authentication Library

Azure Authentication Library (AAL) is slowly turning into a really useful “easy to use” library to write client code against Microsoft identity back-ends like Windows Azure Active Directory and Access Control Service (and hopefully ADFS too at some point). Very … Continue reading

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