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Posts Tagged ‘ASP.Net’

SAML 2.0

Recently, one of my clients decided to support the SAML 2.0 for SSO to their website. Since, the plan was to just support it as Service Provider, it was decided to use a custom implementation in C# as the overall concept and idea is of SAML sounds very simple. In the end, even though we were able to make the service work and running in less than 2 days for internal demo, we ran into many integration problem when working with Identity Providers of client using the different SAML 2.0 implementation on various platforms. We run into problems like:

– Some clients were using Deflated XML while others were not
– Encryption Algorithms Choice per client
– Difference in the NameID format being used
– Difference in how SAML attributes were being communicated/passed

For one of our ASP.Net websites, we have been using the Cookies mode to “AutoDetect” (by adding cookieless=”AutoDetect” in sessionState tag in web.config). This has worked well for years in serving the website correctly to users with all types of securities (even who don’t allow the web cookies). When the cookies are disabled by the […]

Recently, when working on an integration API written in ASP.Net which communicates with a web-services developed using PHP, the tech support requested to force all the secure communication (over HTTPS) to use only the SSL v3 version. This can be controlled in PHP CURL via single line of code as shown blow: 1 curl_setopt($curl, CURLOPT_SSLVERSION,3); […]

When I restarted my Windows 7 machine today after a few days (I usual put this to hibernate mode), I got a weird error when starting the ASP.Net web application. The error was: Compiler Error Message: CVT1108: cannot open C:WindowsTEMPRESA33F.tmp for writing This was a bit weird, because it was working fine before the restart. […]

If you use the ASP.Net Web Application project, then there are chances that you have to face a problem, where the designer.cs for the wep page stop auto upadating as you add the new controls to the page. When this happens, it’s really frustrating as you don’t get the error on why it’s not being […]