A Guide to Claims-Based Identity and Access Control (2nd Edition)

Check out the sections related to federating SharePoint –  specifically logout to compliment your readings from the SharePoint whitepaper.    Summary | Contents | Overview – Contents of the Guide, Audience Requirements, System Requirements, Application Server, ADFS, Active Directory, Client Computer | Community | Future Plans | Feedback and Support | Authors and Contributors |…


Implementing Claims-Based Authentication with SharePoint Server 2010 (whitepaper)

Check it out!  Published: September 27, 2011 This white paper describes how Web applications in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 can use claims-based authentication to provide authenticated access to entities that are external to your organization and enable multiple authentication types within a single zone. It also provides many of the details related to setting up…

“Demystified Series” Covers AzMan from A-to-Z on Channel 9

“Demystified Series” Links: Getting Started with AzMan Programming AzMan – (Code Sample)AzMan in the Enterprise – (Code Sample) AzMan on Windows Server Code Name “Longhorn” and Windows Vista   (Thanks to Donovan Follette http://blogs.msdn.com/donovanf/ for this great content! )    


Custom Authentication with AzMan – (A note on SID datatype)

There are  multiple ways to implement custom authentication with AzMan but if you are using an approach with custom SIDs (security identifiers), you should be aware of the data type for a SID. Each sub authority is of type ULONG (32 bit) numeric which means numbers less than 4294967295 and no hex characters. So the format recommended for…


Source Code for the Authorization Manager (AzMan) ASP.NET Role Provider Released

Check out the Source Code for the Authorization Manager (AzMan) ASP.NET  Role Provider   http://msdn.microsoft.com/asp.net/downloads/providers/ Under Deep Dive…    http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnaspp/html/asp2prvdr03.asp   Differences Between the Published Source Code and the .NET Framework’s AuthorizationStoreRoleProvider The source code for the AuthorizationStoreRoleProvider is being released unchanged. This means you will not be able to compile it in its current…


How to use ADAM Principals in Authorization Manager (AzMan) for Fine Grain Authorization

Check out this really cool post from the AzMan Team blog! http://blogs.msdn.com/azman/archive/2006/05/06/591230.aspx  The ADAM and AzMan teams got together to show how to use ADAM principals with AzMan.  Sudheer, Authorization Manager Team, provides a description and csharp / C# code from that effort. Note: you need to be using Windows 2003 SP 1, the updated Win2k3 Admin…


Random Thoughts on Optimization and Choices with Authorization Manager – Windows 2003 SP 1

The following is my opinion… and my opinion may change based on the context that the individual items are placed.  With that said… I hope you find them useful.   Store Selection: prefer AD to leverage existing investment in availability and performance then ADAM (functional mode, political, organization policies, etc)   Authentication: prefer AD to take advantage of…