Monthly Archives: June 2012

Authorization in ASP.NET Web API

So far I have mostly focused on authentication in Web API. At the end of the day you go through all those hoops just to be able to authorize the user after you know who he is. I am currently … Continue reading

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Introduction to Identity and Access Control in .NET 4.5

I am working together with PluralSight on creating a full fledged curriculum around identity & access control for .NET and Windows. This will include training material around core .NET identity (aka WIF 4.5), ASP.NET web applications, WCF services and ASP.NET … Continue reading

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Session Token Support for ASP.NET Web API

Disclaimer: This is an experimental feature I added to Thinktecture.IdentityModel.45 (and will soon be back-ported to 4.0) to gather some feedback. It is completely turned off by default. The idea is simple – the authentication library now allows swapping an … Continue reading

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Update on Thinktecture.IdentityModel and Web API Support

I have cleaned up the github repositories, it became too confusing with all the different versions. The new layout is this: Thinktecture.IdentityModel.45 (github)No changes here, this includes the newest work and full featured Web API support for .NET 4.5. Thinktecture.IdentityModel.40 … Continue reading

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My Sessions from NDC 2012

All videos from NDC are online now. This is great content, go check it out! Authentication & Authorization in .NET 4.5 – Claims & Tokens become the standard Model Securing ASP.NET Web APIs Windows Azure Access Control – Outsourcing Security … Continue reading

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Thinktecture.IdentityModel.45 and ASP.NET Web API Self-Hosting

One nice “side-effect” of implementing all authentication methods at the Web API layer (MessageHandler) is, that you get hosting independence. The exactly same configuration for the authentication handler also works in the Web API self-host. I added the self-host sample … Continue reading

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Updated NuGet Packages for IdentityModel.Http and 4.5

Thinktecture.IdentityModel.Http (.NET 4.0/MVC 4 RC) and Thinktecture.IdentityModel.45 (.NET 4.5 RC) now have updated Nuget packages. See here.

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Thinktecture.IdentityModel.Http (.NET 4.0) updated to MVC 4 RC

Phew..It is getting confusing with all those RCs and versions ;) Anyhow – here you can find the port to MVC 4 RC (from Beta).

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Web API Sample for Thinktecture.IdentityModel (.NET 4.5)

I added a Web API sample to the github repository. It’s the code I showed at NDC and in my previous posts. Have fun.

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.NET Rocks on Identity in 4.5 & Windows 8

It is that time of the year again – I recently chatted with Carl and Richard on the new identity features coming in .NET 4.5, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.

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