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Understanding Security Token Service - New Whitepaper

Posted by arungupta on August 10, 2007 at 3:48 PM PDT

Jiandong
announced
a new whitepaper:
Building Trust in Web Services with Security Token Service
. This papers
explains how Security Token Service (STS) enable exchange of
interoperable security tokens. It also explains how multiple STSs can be
chained across security domains to realize Brokered Trust pattern. And
then it provides a high-level architecture and the major components of the
framework in Metro Web services stack
for building a STS.

In an

earlier entry
, Jiandong explained how NetBeans WSIT module (part of
Metro) can be used to build a STS. In a

related entry
, Shyam explained the extension points to implement STS
according to a specific business requirement.

And this 26-page
article
provides a complete overview of how Metro provides an implementation
of key WS-*
specifications
.

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