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Blogs focused on WWSAPI: the new native web services stack from Microsoft

May, 2009

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    WWSAPI RC bits for downlevel platforms are available!

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    Not many people are aware of our commitments to ship WWSAPI to downlevel platforms. Nikola just sent out an email annoucing the availability of the RC bits for downlevel platforms: https://connect.microsoft.com/WNDP/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?DownloadID...
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    One thought on testing

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    I have been in the testing discipline for almost 8 years. Over the years there have been different forces to push me into development. Somehow I stayed, despite the fact many people outside and even inside Microsoft don’t give much regard to testers....
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    LiveID support in WWSAPI on Win7

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    In Windows 7, LiveID can be used with WWSAPI in two scenarios: 1. SSPI over TCP ( WS_TCP_SSPI_TRANSPORT_SECURITY_BINDING ) with the default SPNEGO package : on both client and server 2. HTTP Negotiate header authentication ( WS_HTTP_HEADER_AUTH_SECURITY_BINDING...
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    More on HTTP header authentication

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    My previous post on header authentication comparison between WWSAPI and WCF mentioned the impersonation level. Here is a bit more detail as people still seem to be caught by surprise due to this difference. I mentioned that WCF client could set the impersonation...
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    WWSAPI to WCF interop 9: secure conversation bootstrapped by Kerberos AP-REQ token

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    In my post on WWSAPI federation support , I explained how to set up secure conversation on the WWSAPI client to work with a WCF server using WSFederationHttpBinding. In this post, I’ll show how to use secure conversation without federation. Secure conversation...
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    One note about running the examples using HTTP

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    It turns out that with the example code as is, starting a server at an HTTP or HTTPS address does not require the process to be run as an admin (elevated on Vista and Win7). No namespace needs to be reserved either. This is because the code uses localhost...
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    A simple way to run the WWSAPI Kerberos over SSL samples

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    The Kerberos over SSL samples (like the calculator one ) demonstrate WWSAPI mixed mode security that matches the WCF’s KerberosOverTransport authentication mode. In this mode, the Kerberos AP-REQ ticket is wrapped in a WS-Security header for client and...
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