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…

1

Microsoft code Name Geneva Beta 2 Released

The availability of Microsoft code Name “Geneva” beta 2 was announced today at TechEd. This release is a significant step forward for the Geneva Server, Geneva Framework and Windows CardSpace Geneva. Check out the Geneva Team Blog for the specific advances made. We’ve been anxiously awaiting the release of beta 2 and Vittorio and I…

1

Setting up Geneva Server for Issuing Managed Information Cards

I started this blog on the plane returning from The Experts Conference (TEC) 2009 in Las Vegas this past week where I had the opportunity to deliver a session about using AD FS, MOSS 2007 and AD RMS together – now there’s some moving parts!! But it’s really cool to have it all working across…

2

Creating Virtual Machines for Microsoft Code Name “Geneva” – Part 2

I trust you’ve had fun exercising the Geneva Framework Samples. Now let’s take the steps to build out a Geneva Server. Again, as mentioned in my previous post, if your intent is to build out the full working end-to-end scenario then follow the explicit guidance in the Geneva Step-by-Step Guide in the Downloads section of…

3

Creating Virtual Machines for Microsoft Code Name “Geneva” – Part 1

Sometimes one doesn’t know exactly what to do to get themselves setup with a new technology where they can isolate their testing. There have been some questions around how to do this with the Geneva technologies so thought I would pull some quick guidance together here. This is not meant to replace any other guidance,…

3

Novell Access Manager 3.1 interops with ADFS

In March of 2007 I had the opportunity to work with a Novell team to put together an interop demo between Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) and the early bits of Access Manager 3.1 for Microsoft’s booth at Novell’s BrainShare Conference. At that time we demonstrated users from Active Directory and eDirectory accessing/collaborating on a…


The next generation: Microsoft “Geneva” Platform Components Beta Unveiled at PDC08

It was soooo sweet to see the Microsoft code name “Geneva” Beta release unveiled at the PDC. For those that know and love the tremendous flexibility and reach that the AD FS claims-based application design approach provided, you’ll love where “Geneva” can now take you – not only in the passive case, but now with…

2

ADFS and Shibboleth Step-by-Step Guide Available

For some time now I’ve been asked if there is an Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) and Shibboleth step-by-step guide showing how to configure interoperability between the two federation products and I haven’t been able to point to one. But now there is one! The “ADFS Step-by-Step Guide – Federation with Shibboleth Federation Services” is…


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…

1

Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) for ASP.NET 2.0 Developers

This post is to inform you of a couple new screencasts on Channel9 hosted by Keith Brown. In these, Keith drills into the role AD FS can play in helping you architect/develop claims-based Web applications which offer their Internet users not only a Web SSO experience, but supports user access by federation partners as well. Both…

2