Major update to ACS now available

Today I’m excited to announce a major update to ACS. It’s available in our labs environment: http://portal.appfabriclabs.com. Keep in mind that there is no SLA around this release, but accounts and usage of the service are free while it is in the labs environment. This release includes many of the features I discussed late last…

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ACS integration with Windows Live ID & Facebook Connect

I’ve received several requests regarding ACS and Windows Live ID integration for websites. This post describes what you can do with ACS and Windows Live ID today (with the new release of ACS). It takes a bit of code, but the integration is pretty straightforward. Note that this code isn’t hardened and it relies heavily…

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ACS SAML / ADFS v2 Sample

The November 2009 CTP of ACS integrates with Active Directory Federation Server v2. ACS can act as a bridge between enterprise identity and REST web services. The runtime flow is pretty simple (shown below). At runtime, the client app requests a SAML bearer token from AD FS v2. The easiest way to do this is…

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