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  • Students will master authentication for the cloud, OAuth2 and OpenId Connect protocols, and the latest application paradigms (mobile, SaaS, Single Page Apps, and beyond)
  • Combines exhaustive explanations of underlying protocols and technologies with hands-on guidance and in-depth code-level coverage
  • By Windows Azure Principal Program Manager Vittorio Bertocci -- the Microsoft insider who brought these new authentication offerings from concept to general availability

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  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9"
  • Pages: 336
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7356-9694-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7356-9694-5

Build advanced authentication solutions for any cloud or web environment

Active Directory has been transformed to reflect the cloud revolution, modern protocols, and today’s newest SaaS paradigms. This is an authoritative, deep-dive guide to building Active Directory authentication solutions for these new environments. Author Vittorio Bertocci drove these technologies from initial concept to general availability, playing key roles in everything from technical design to documentation. In this book, he delivers comprehensive guidance for building complete solutions. For each app type, Bertocci presents high-level scenarios and quick implementation steps, illuminates key concepts in greater depth, and helps you refine your solution to improve performance and reliability. He helps you make sense of highly abstract architectural diagrams and nitty-gritty protocol and implementation details. This is the book for people motivated to become experts.

Active Directory Program Manager Vittorio Bertocci shows you how to:

  • Address authentication challenges in the cloud or on-premises
  • Systematically protect apps with Azure AD and AD Federation Services
  • Power sign-in flows with OpenID Connect, Azure AD, and AD libraries
  • Make the most of OpenID Connect’s middleware and supporting classes
  • Work with the Azure AD representation of apps and their relationships
  • Provide fine-grained app access control via roles, groups, and permissions
  • Consume and expose Web APIs protected by Azure AD
  • Understand new authentication protocols without reading complex spec documents

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Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Your first Active Directory app  
  • Chapter 2: Identity protocols and application types
  • Chapter 3: Introducing Azure Active Directory and Active Directory Federation Services
  • Chapter 4: Introducing the identity developer libraries
  • Chapter 5: Getting started with web sign-on and Active Directory
  • Chapter 6: OpenID Connect and Azure AD web sign-on 
  • Chapter 7: The OWIN OpenID Connect middleware
  • Chapter 8: Azure Active Directory application model 
  • Chapter 9: Consuming and exposing a web API protected by Azure Active Directory
  • Chapter 10: Active Directory Federation Services in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3
  • Appendix: Further reading 
  • Index



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