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“Geneva” at RSA2009 and TechEd

For the last several months, the Geneva team (CardSpace, Framework, and Server) have all been heads...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 04/29/2009

The CardSpace "Geneva" Control Panel Applet

Hello! My name is Robert Zhu and I am a developer on the CardSpace team. Today, I'd like to invite...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 12/10/2008

Using the CardTile with “Geneva” Framework

In an earlier posts, Colin described how to handcraft a web page to implement the new CardTile...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 11/21/2008

The CardSpace “Geneva” Selection Experience

My name is Oren Melzer and I’m a developer on the CardSpace team. In this post, I am going to talk a...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 11/17/2008

Simplified Trust Establishment using “Geneva”: Part 1

  If you want your application to externalize user authentication to a Security Token Service...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 11/13/2008

Help Topics

How to configure "Geneva" Framwork ASP.NET Controls

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 11/13/2008

New in CardSpace "Geneva": the CardTile

Hi, my name is Colin Dellow and I'm a developer on the CardSpace team. In Windows CardSpace "Geneva"...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 11/05/2008

“Geneva” Server Beta

We’re excited to tell you more about the beta release of “Geneva” Server.  In...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 11/04/2008

Microsoft “Geneva” Framework

We’re excited to announce the Beta release of Microsoft Code Name “Geneva”...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 11/03/2008

"Geneva" Beta available now

The Federated Identity ”Geneva” team is happy to announce the release of Microsoft code name...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 10/28/2008

Backing a Managed Card with Alternate Credentials

When a Managed Card is used, the user must authenticate to the identity provider (IP), in order to...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 05/19/2008

CardSpace Certificate Chain Validation Issue with Intermediate Certificates

One problem with the original version of CardSpace was that it seemed to reject some legitimate SSL...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 03/21/2008

What happens when applications don’t get along with CardSpace

It has come to our attention on the Windows CardSpace team that occasionally there are compatibility...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 02/28/2008

About Relying Party STSs (a.k.a, what is RequireFederatedIdentityProvisioning?)

A useful, yet sparsely documented feature of Windows CardSpace is its support for resource side...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 12/17/2007

CardSpace on FAT File Systems

The version of Windows CardSpace that shipped in .NET Framework 3.0 will not run when installed on a...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 12/10/2007

Exiting CardSpace after Installing or Restoring Cards

Here’s another change we made in .NET Framework 3.5 to improve our user experience. Users often got...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 12/03/2007

CardSpace support for Oasis WS-SX standards

The OASIS Web Services Secure Exchange (WS-SX) technical committee has published specifications for...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 11/21/2007

Identity Lab Goes Live

As part of preparing for the User-Centric Identity Interop event last month, the team I’m on,...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 11/20/2007

All the bits to employ CardSpace without an SSL certificate are now available

Hi, my name is Tariq Sharif and I am a program manager in the CardSpace team. After we released...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 10/26/2007

Providing Custom Data in an Information Card

Customers and partners exploring the possibility of becoming identity providers have provided us...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 10/23/2007

First Time Sign-in Experience

One of the biggest goals for CardSpace in the .NET Framework 3.5 is to simplify and improve the user...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 10/17/2007

How Identity Providers can show custom error messages in CardSpace

Wouldn’t you like to show your users a custom error message instead of this generic one? Now you can...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 10/04/2007

User Experience Changes to Site Information Page

Based on feedback from usability studies and CardSpace users we made a number of changes to...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 10/02/2007

Sign in with Information Cards

Great to be welcomed to the blogosphere by identity guru Kim Cameron! Unsurprisingly, he immediately...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 09/29/2007

Deploy CardSpace on your site without a SSL certificate

CardSpace in .Net Framework 3.0 required that sites deploying CardSpace always have a SSL...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 09/24/2007

First post for the CardSpace team blog!

We’ve been tossing the idea around the halls for awhile, and are excited to be kicking off the...

Author: Identity and Access Team Date: 09/24/2007

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