Windows Azure AppFabric Access Control Service (ACS): WCF SAML/SOAP Username/Password Scenario

Programming Windows Identity Foundation


Following are characteristics of the scenario:

  • WCF service that expose its functionality via SOAP and requires an issued token based on username and password pair.



To solve this scenario, use ACS with the following configuration:

  • Use SAML 2.0 token when configuring relying party (trust) for your WCF service.
  • Use Service Identity of type Password.

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