Fiddler Inspector for Federation Messages

Fiddler is a very useful tool for troubleshooting all kinds of HTTP(s) communications. It also features various extensibility points to make it even more useful.

Using the inspector extensibility mechanism, I quickly knocked up an inspector for typical federation messages (thanks for Eric Lawrence btw). Below is a screenshot for WS-Federation.

I also added support for SAML 2.0p request/response messages:

The inspector can be downloaded from the identitymodel Codeplex site. Simply copy the binary to the inspector folder in the Fiddler directory.

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One Response to Fiddler Inspector for Federation Messages

  1. MG says:

    There is a more convenient method to view SAML Response in Fiddler. This is described at this blog – http://tech-turf.blogspot.com/2015/09/viewing-samlfederation-response-in.html

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