Wiring up the Geneva Framework Simple Claims-Aware Web Apps to Geneva Server

Ok, from the previous post, you built a Geneva Server VM for exploration. However, it’s not readily apparent how to wire up the Geneva Framework Simple Claims-Aware Web passive redirect applications. So let’s work that here. Disclaimer: This blog is not the source for official guidance regarding Microsoft Code Name “Geneva”. Please always refer to…

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Announcing “The Id Element” Show on Channel 9

Vittorio and I are announcing an all new show on https://channel9.msdn.com/ called “The Id Element”. This show will provide interviews with Microsoft product group members and others around Identity. The corresponding Key Topics area https://channel9.msdn.com/identity/ is the one-stop shop for all things Identity on Channel 9. Here you’ll find links to related Channel 9 content…

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This Week on The Id Element: Hervey Wilson on the Geneva Framework

This week on “The Id Element” show Vittorio sat down with Hervey Wilson to discuss the Geneva Framework. To whet your appetite, here’s the show’s blurb: If you have been working with web services for some time on the Microsoft platform, you are certainly familiar with the name “Hervey Wilson”. Hervey is one of the…

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This week on The Id Element: Vijay Gajjala on the Geneva Server

This week I had the opportunity to sit down with Vijay Gajjala, Sr. Program Manager on the Federated Identity team, and talk with him about his team’s work on the Geneva Server. He discusses a number of investment the team made in delivering the Beta 1 release.  Enjoy!

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The Identity Developer Training Kit

Another nice treat coinciding with the Microsoft code name “Geneva” beta 2 release is the the Identity Developer Training Kit that Vittorio drove. He announces/introduces it here so you can read his post for the details. This is an exceptional tool for developers that want to get their feet wet in the waters of building…

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Microsoft Code Name “Zermatt” developer framework beta

For those that have been writing claims-aware web applications for AD FS, you have a leg up on the value the claims-based model brings to application development. You’ve already taken the step to architect your applications for cross-organization, cross-security boundary, cross-platform access. Now, with Microsoft’s recent release of the “Zermatt” beta, this claims-based model is…

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Microsoft code name “Geneva” beta 2 on “The Id Element”

In preparation for the beta 2 release of Geneva Server, Geneva Framework and Windows CardSpace Geneva, Vittorio and I have been working feverishly to provide content to introduce you to this great step forward in these technologies. Therefore, we’ve prepared four videos for “The Id Element” show highlighting both a feature overview and a deep…

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.NET Programming with System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement (SDS.AM)

To fill out the trio of my System.DirectoryServices resource postings, I wanted to point you to an excellent MSDN Magazine article, “Look it Up: Managing Directory Security Principals in the .NET Framework 3.5,” to learn about the System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement namespace which is available in the .NET Framework 3.5. To whet your appetite, the authors, Joe Kaplan and…

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.NET Programming with System.DirectoryServices.Protocols (SDS.P)

In line with Ethan Wilansky’s previous white paper on System.DirectoryServices.ActiveDirectory (SDS.AD), I am pleased to announce his second white paper available on MSDN that highlights the .NET 2.0 System.DirectoryServices.Protocols (SDS.P) namespace. Also, as mentioned in my previous SDS.AD blog post, with the advent of SDS.AD and SDS.P in .NET 2.0, directory services programming for the…

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Using ADAM with ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider for Forms Authentication

I’m going to take a bit of a detour from discussion of the specific content of Keith Brown’s paper and look at how to set up authentication using Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM) with the ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider. Much has been written about using the SQL and AD membership providers and some regarding the use of ADAM…

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