Exchange 2013 SP1: OWA native support for ADFS!

It’s been a long time coming but we finally have native support for ADFS authentication for OWA and ECP. Native means no more hacking away at the web.config , messing with fedutil etc.. etc.. It’s all built into two commands: -Set-OrganizationConfig –> set the token signing cert, ADFS issuer and AudienceURIs-Set-EcpVirtualDirectory and Set-OWAVirtualDirectory -AdfsAuthentication See…


WSFederationAuthenticationModule (WSFAM) CryptographicException auth failure

As you may have guessed from my recent posts, I was working on a first stab at some WIF work recently.. and the app was failing with the following error. The system cannot find the file specified. Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for…


WIF SDK and Visual Studio 2008 addin failure

I am running Win7x64, Visual Studio 2008 and the most recent WIF runtime and SDK ( Windows6.1-KB974405-x64.msu and WindowsIdentityFoundation-SDK.msi ) Seems it is a common issue as noted on this thread : Just like these folks, “Modify STS Reference” is available in Visual Studio, but the “Add STS Reference” option does not show up….

Failure on WIF SDK install

    Installing the SDK on Win7 and it says I need to install the WIF runtime. So I look for the download, find it here:    If you are like me, you download the first one you see, in my case the x64 download “Windows6.0-KB974405-x64.msu”  and run it , but it fails…