Announcing the RTW of Federation Extensions for SharePoint 3.0 !!

It is our pleasure to announce the general availability of Federation Extensions for SharePoint 3.0 package today. This package enables federation for existing SharePoint 3.0 deployments, both Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Services (MOSS) 2007. Using this package, enterprise SharePoint administrators can configure their deployments to trust any WS-Federation STS, such…

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U-Prove CTP now available

As you might have heard from Kim, Vittorio, Mike, or from the Identity TechNet or End to End trust sites, we recently released the U-Prove Community Technology Preview (see the announcement in Scott Charney’s RSA keynote).  U-Prove is an innovative cryptographic technology that enables the issuance of claims in a manner that provides multi-party security:…

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How Windows Identity Foundation helps with access control and what is its relationship to AzMan

The new Identity and Access products wave from Microsoft brings a new, claims-based, approach to identity and access space. This new approach is based on the principles defined by the Identity Meta-System. Windows Identity Foundation (WIF), which is part of this new Identity and Access products wave, gives applications a much richer and flexible way…

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Step-By-Step Guides, Virtual Machines and "Geneva" Whitepapers

“Geneva” Step-by-Step Guides and Virtual Machines The Step-by-Step guides and virtual machines that were used at the Tech Ed “Geneva” hands on labs and sessions are now available for download.  You should find these helpful if you were unable to get to TechEd, missed the Geneva hands on lab sessions, or just want to be able to go through the…

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