Authenticating Users from Passive IPs in Rich Client Apps – via ACS

It’s been a couple of years that we released the first samples showing how to take advantage of ACS from Windows Phone 7 applications; the iOS samples, released in the Summer,  and the Windows8 Metro sample app last Fall demonstrated that the pattern applies to just any type of rich clients. Although we explored the…

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Attention ASP.NET Developers: SAML-P Comes to WIF

If I’d have a dollar for every time a customer or partner asked me if they could use WIF for consuming the SAML2.0 protocol… ok, I would not exactly buy a villa a Portofino, but let’s just say that this is one of the most requested features since WIF came out. Well, dear .NET developers,…

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It’s official: ADFS 2.0 passes Liberty Alliance SAML 2.0 interop tests with IBM, SAP, Novell, Ping, Siemens, Entrust

Well, in the last 12 months we certainly covered a lot of ground! Last October we announced that we were going to support the SAML protocol in ADFS 2 (at the time announced under the codename Geneva Server). Today we are backing that claim (pun intended) with the results of the latest Liberty Alliance Interoperability…

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The Id Element weekly: Caleb Baker on Geneva Server and SAML2.0 Interoperability

This week the Id Element features my good friend Caleb, partner in crime, as he chats with Donovan about the relationship Geneva Server and SAML-P. Those are 21 minutes of pure goodness: from behind-the-scenes of the various Novell & Sun interop activities for beta 2 to practical demonstrations of how to configure Geneva Server for…

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The fedlet as an R-STS

I am horribly behind schedule with my blog, I still have to post a wrapup of IIW but didn’t find the time so far; however I want to quickly comment on the recent coverage of the Fedlet (see Pat himself here and Paul here). I attended the nice IIW session during which Pat demonstrated the…

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