CASI Kit Part 6 – Integrating SQL Azure with SharePoint 2010 and Windows Azure

This post is most useful when used as a companion to my five-part series on the CASI (Claims, Azure and SharePoint Integration) Kit.  ·         Part 1:  an introductory overview of the entire framework and solution and described what the series is going to try and cover. ·         Part 2:  the guidance part of the CASI…

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FBA Sites with Office Hub in Windows Phone 7

Hey all, just wanted to give a quick but important update to the post on integrating SharePoint 2010 with Windows Phone 7 (http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2010/11/21/some-windows-phone-7-and-sharepoint-2010-tips.aspx).  After playing around with this some more and reviewing some of the tips left in the comments by our friend Tomislav, I got the right combination of things to get the Office…

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Beware of Default Solution Deployments for Custom Claims Providers in SharePoint 2010

Hey folks, one of my good friends Tom W (who authored the magnificent SharePoint 2010 Kerberos whitepaper at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=196600) brought up a good point the other day about limitations with solution deployment and the impact on custom claims providers the other day.  It's important to remember that when you develop a custom claims provider, it…

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Configuring SharePoint to use a Specific Identity Provider in ADFS

In my previous posting (http://blogs.technet.com/b/speschka/archive/2010/11/24/configuring-adfs-trusts-for-multiple-identity-providers-with-sharepoint-2010.aspx), I explained how to configure trusts between two different ADFS servers.  One example where this may be necessary is if you have one ADFS server that is a sort of hub for other ADFS servers being used.  If we follow this scenario out, suppose you have multiple web applications in…

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Configuring ADFS Trusts For Multiple Identity Providers with SharePoint 2010

Hey all, on Thanksgiving eve I've finally finished something I've been wanting to do for a while, and been getting questions on for a while.  There are often scenarios where you need to have a trust from the ADFS server to which SharePoint authenticates.  It may be that you have another identity provider you need…

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Some Windows Phone 7 and SharePoint 2010 Tips

Now that I've finally got my Windows Phone 7, I have had a little time to play around with some of the integration with SharePoint and start to understand better some of the issues and limitations I've heard described previously by other folks.  I'm going to try and share some of those details here so…

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Problems Resolving Claims Names in SharePoint 2010

I've seen this problem crop up a few times now so I thought I'd try and share in case you run across it and are trying to troubleshoot.  I've seen cases where you can't get name resolution to work, like when you type in a name in the type-in control then click the resolve button. …

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Adding A Custom Claim to a Web App Policy via PowerShell in SharePoint 2010

I found this process to be much more difficult than anticipated, and then much easier than expected once done so I figured I would do a quick post on it.  The task at hand was to add a custom claim to a web app policy via PowerShell.  It all works simple enough via the central…

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The Claims, Azure and SharePoint Integration Toolkit Part 5

This is part 5 of a 5 part series on the CASI (Claims, Azure and SharePoint Integration) Kit.  ·         Part 1:  an introductory overview of the entire framework and solution and described what the series is going to try and cover. ·         Part 2:  the guidance part of the CASI Kit.  It starts with making WCF…

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The Claims, Azure and SharePoint Integration Toolkit Part 4

This is part 4 of a 5 part series on the CASI (Claims, Azure and SharePoint Integration) Kit.  ·         Part 1:  an introductory overview of the entire framework and solution and described what the series is going to try and cover. ·         Part 2:  the guidance part of the CASI Kit.  It starts with making WCF…

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