An Open Source ASP.NET SAML2 Service Provider

I’m happy to announce an open source ASP.NET SAML2 Service Provider. SAML2 is a common standard for single sign on in enterprise environments. A Service Provider in SAML2 is a web site that allows log on through SAML2 Identity Provider (IdP). Implementing a Service Provider requires issuing authentication requests (AuthnRequest) and handling the returned response.… Continue reading An Open Source ASP.NET SAML2 Service Provider

All .NET Identities now Derive From ClaimsIdentity

With .NET 4.5 a new base class for identities was introduced: the ClaimsIdentity class. The reason is that Windows Identity Foundation has been fully incorporated into the .NET framework and it has really improved the .NET identity model. What is a Claim? This might be a stupid question – but I’ve had a hard time… Continue reading All .NET Identities now Derive From ClaimsIdentity