Securing WCF Services with Custom WIF STS: A Step-By-Step guide

In real SOA implementation, you will be probably exposing many WCF Services that you need to secure. Many blogs are there around STS and WCF, but non of them which guide you through a basic implementation of a custom STS using Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) to secure your WCF services. If you are just starting with STS/WIF or you have spent…

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Caching STS Security Token with an Active Web Client

A common scenario when using an STS (Being ADFS or Custom STS) is the requirement to cache the security token to be used repeatedly with the requests to WCF services to authenticate the calls. This is usually easy in desktop applications when most people go and cache the entire service proxy object in some global…

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