Windows Azure AppFabric – Service Bus Access Control Federation and Rule Migration

[This article was contributed by the AppFabric team.] In the Windows Azure AppFabric May 2011 CTP, we released enhancements to Service Bus including the new message-oriented middleware features around Queues and Topics. More details regarding these features can be found here: Introducing the Windows Azure AppFabric Service Bus May 2011 CTP. These enhancements will go…


Updated IP addresses for AppFabric Data Centers

[This article was contributed by the AppFabric team.] Today (6/10/2010) the Windows Azure AppFabric has updated the IP ranges on which the AppFabric nodes are hosted. If your firewall restricts outbound traffic, you will need to perform the additional step of opening your outbound TCP ports and IP addresses for these nodes. Please see the…


Recap of TechEd North America

[This article was contributed by the AppFabric team.] Last week at the TechEd North America conference we made some exciting announcements regarding the Windows Azure AppFabric May CTP and the upcoming June CTP. Following are several resource that can help you learn more about these announcements and the related technologies. Press coverage: SDTimes: TechEd: All…


New Sample Access Control Cmdlets Available

[This article was contributed by the AppFabric team.] As announced at TechEd North America we have released PowerShell cmdlets which wrap the management API of Windows Azure AppFabric Access Control service. Read about this in the blog post by Vittorio Bertocci. This is a very useful addition to to your Access Control service management options…