VS11 Beta + WIF

With Visual Studio 11 Beta there is also a update of the Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) tools. The exact details are better told by Captain Identity (Vittorio Bertocci). For the Cloud cover show with him about these tools: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/vbertocci/archive/2012/03/16/the-wif-tools-for-visual-studio-11-beta-on-cloudcover.aspx I played with it and it looks very promising. Did I write in my Latest Blogpost, ACS is a lot of configuration and turning knobs. With the Tools update it became quite simpler. Because the Visual Studio 11 tools for Windows Azure are not there yet, I use a screendumps of a normal Website. In the context menu of a Webproject … Continue reading VS11 Beta + WIF

Windows Azure + WIF + Access Control (ACS)

When you going to use the Access Control Service (ACS) on the Windows Azure platform, then there are enough resources to help you. For example here. A lot of configuration has to be done, but it is do-able on the ACS website and in your application. But deploying your Windows Azure application to the Cloud is a different cookie. Here are some steps I found the hard way. NB It is a good practice to make the website use SSL. 1) The Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) runtime. On the standard Windows Azure instances the WIF runtime is not there. After … Continue reading Windows Azure + WIF + Access Control (ACS)