[Sample Of Oct 15th] How to use Windows Azure ACS to authenticate in WPF application


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CS Version: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/How-to-use-Windows-Azure-4dc64908

VB Version: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/How-to-use-Windows-Azure-4990163e

Windows Azure Access Control Service integrates WIF, so ASP.NET developers can easily create Claims-Aware Application by Identity and Access extension. But for C/S application, developers can't  add STS reference to their client, it's harder to use ACS with client application and web service.

This code sample demonstrates how to use Azure ACS work with third part Identity provider such as google, yahoo. You can find the answers for all the following questions in the code sample:

  • How to use third part IDP such as google, yahoo in WPF.
  • How to get RP's claims information in WPF client app.
  • How to desterilize security token provided by google or yahoo.
  • How to secure a web service using Windows Azure ACS.
  • How to verify SWT issued by the specific realm in Windows Azure ACS.


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