Change the way you define your identity with .NET 3.5 SP1

A service’s endpoint identity is an important entity in an authentication process. Any WCF developer should have a good understanding of what it is, how it is set at the service and client and what part it plays in the overall authentication process. For those in doubt, MSDN article on ‘Service Identity and Authentication’ will…

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Issued Tokens Renewal : Get your token expiration time set correctly by STS

Working with issued token is always fun. The whole possibility of making 3 components (client, RP and STS) to work seamlessly excites me to no end. Of late I worked on an interesting token renewal issue where the client was not requesting a new SAML token from the STS, even after expiration. An effect of…

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Mind the case and space when configuring your protocol bindings inside IIS 7.0 to enable net.tcp

We all are aware that WCF provides a new TCP-based network protocol (net.tcp://) for high performance communication. People who are familiar with this particular protocol will know that for a IIS 7.0 hosted WCF service to utilize this protocol, we need to enable appropriate protocol (namely net.tcp) at the web site and virtual directory level…

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