WIF Support for Windows Server 2003

Windows Identity Foundation support for Windows Server 2003 SP2 is coming in December 2009. This package will be in English (en-US) and six other languages: German (de-DE), Spanish (es-ES), French (fr-FR), Italian (it-IT), Dutch (nl-NL), and Japanese (ja-JP). Stay tuned for further updates!   You can download the WIF packages for these operating systems here:…


Using WIF on a WCF Client

For developers familiar with WCF, a WCF client is already federation aware. By configuring a WCF client with a WSFederationHttpBinding or similar custom binding, it is possible to enable federated authentication to a service. WCF takes care of obtaining the issued token behind the scenes, and uses this token to authenticate to the service. The…


Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) RTM announced !!

We are very glad to announce that Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) has shipped! The official announcement of WIF RTM is made by Bob Muglia yesterday in his Keynote speech at PDC’09 Conference in Los Angeles. We are very excited to make this announcement at PDC’09 aligning with many other key product announcements made in PDC’09….


Announcing Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) Release Candidate

We are happy to announce that Release Candidate (RC) of Windows Identity Foundation (previously known as Geneva Framework) is available NOW!   It comes with lots of great new features and with comprehensive set of samples in the WIF SDK.   This release contains major updates and new features such as: ·         Refactored WSTrustClient as…