Disabling Anonymous Authenticaiton on IIS for Message Security and Impersonation

When hosting WCF services in IIS we would ideally want to disable anonymous authenticaion on a website when there are other resources or type of endoints being hosted on that site. The solution to this is not quite obvious.The problem basically is that we have a situation where there are double identities coming into play. Basically this…

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Load Balancing WCF – basicHttpBinding

Load balancing WCF with basicHttpBinding can be done using the keepAliveEnabled property when there is connection reuse. Basically this property when enabled, enables a client to maintain a persistent connection with the service and gives enhanced throughput with connection reuse with multiple messages. But in a load balanced farm we cannot have a client strongly associated with a…

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Intalling and Running your STS for Cardspace

I realized that there were many gotachs when running the sample STS that is posted here. This has evolved and the experience is really improved. Thanks to Garrett. Some steps Download the sample from the site and run the setup script. You might want to check the SSL cert setup if it has executed successfully…

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