Microsoft Cloudshow Episode on Identity

In mid-November, I had the privilege of sitting down with Andrew Connell to talk about my favorite topic for his podcast (http://www.microsoftcloudshow.com/podcast/Episodes/060-microsoft-cloud-identity-an-interview-with-paul-schaeflein). I had a great time!

Anyone who knows about my (lack of) memory when it comes to names and faces will appreciate that I have a similar (lack of) talent for acronyms. First question that AC asked, I answered wrong. I hope you don't hold that against me. (For the record, ADAL is the Active Directory Authentication Library.)

As I mentioned at the end of the show, here are links to the relevant technologies/products/libraries that we discussed. It was a pretty wide-ranging interview as you can tell from the lengthy list. I encourage you to subscribe to the podcast. It is absolutely worth an hour of your time each week.

Azure Active Directory documentation: http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/azure/jj673460.aspx

Active Directory Authentication Library: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/jj573266.aspx

Azure AD Graph API (maintain users and groups via REST): http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/hh974476.aspx

Azure Access Control Service (ACS): http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/hh147631.aspx

Authentication Scenarios for Azure AD: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/dn499820.aspx

OAuth spec: http://oauth.net/ and documentation: http://oauth.net/documentation/

OpenID Connect: http://openid.net/connect

OpenID Connect preview for Azure: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/dn645541.aspx

Federated Identity: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federated_identity

ASP.NET Identity: http://www.asp.net/identity

AD FS 3.0: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh831502.aspx

Directory Integration (Azure AD & On-premises Active Directory): http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/jj573653.aspx

OWIN (Open Web Interface for .Net): http://owin.org

ASP.NET OWIN/Katana: http://www.asp.net/aspnet/overview/owin-and-katana

ChicagosNext Hackathon: http://chicagosnext.com

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