What is WS-fed and WS trust?
Web Services Federation (WS-Federation or WS-Fed) is part of the larger WS-Security framework and an extension to the functionality of WS-Trust. The features of WS-Federation can be used directly by SOAP applications and web services. WS-Fed is a protocol that can be used to negotiate the issuance of a token.
What is Wctx parameter?
The Context property (the wctx parameter) is set to a value created by using the method parameters. The CurrentTime property (the wct parameter) is set to the current time. All other properties are set by using the equivalent properties of the current instance.
What is WS-Fed SAML?
WS-Fed (WS-Federation) is a protocol from WS-* family primarily supported by IBM & Microsoft, while SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) adopted by Computer Associates, Ping Identity and others for their SSO products.
What is the difference between SAML and WS-Federation?
WS-Federation is primarily championed by Microsoft Corporation which has invested heavily into incorporating WS-Federation into its products. SAML is an older specification that is well supported by many identity management vendors. However, most vendors, including Microsoft, are moving to support both standards.
Is WS-Trust secure?
Web Services Trust Language (WS-Trust) refers to a protocol defined for particularly controlling the issuance, renewal and validation of Web security tokens. The protocol is an extension of Web Services Security and provides a framework for secure communication between various Web applications.
Does Azure AD support WS-Fed?
The Customer Portal and cloud-based services supports Azure AD using the WS-Federation protocol. The WS-Federation supported version is 1.0. Other versions are not supported. You need to consider before you start.
What does WS-Federation stand for?
Web Services Federation
WS-Federation (Web Services Federation) is an Identity Federation specification, developed by a group of companies: BEA Systems, BMC Software, CA Inc. (along with Layer 7 Technologies now a part of CA Inc.), IBM, Microsoft, Novell, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and VeriSign.
Is ADFS and SAML the same?
ADFS uses a claims-based access-control authorization model. This process involves authenticating users via cookies and Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML). That means ADFS is a type of Security Token Service, or STS. You can configure STS to have trust relationships that also accept OpenID accounts.
What is WS-Trust used for?
What is SOAP WS-Security?
Web Services Security (WS-Security) describes enhancements to SOAP messaging to provide quality of protection through message integrity, message confidentiality, and single message authentication. WS-Security mechanisms can be used to accommodate a wide variety of security models and encryption technologies.
Is Azure AD an IdP?
Azure Active Directory is a third-party identity provider (IdP) that can act as the IdP when your users log on to Commvault. Commvault is the service provider (SP).