Configuring Microsoft Windows Live¶
Microsoft Windows Live can be used as a federated authenticator in the Identity Server. Do the following to configure the Identity Server to authenticate users using their Microsoft Live user accounts.
Before you begin
To navigate to the federated authenticators configuration section, do the following.
Expand the Federated Authenticators link.
Expand the Microsoft (Hotmail, MSN, Live) Configuration form.
Fill in the following fields where relevant.
Prior to configuring, you need to have an application created in Windows live. See Configuring your app to create an application in Windows Live.
Field Description Sample value Enable Selecting this option enables Microsoft to be used as an authenticator for users provisioned to the Identity Server. Selected Default Selecting the Default check box signifies that Microsoft is the main/default form of authentication. This removes the selection made for any other Default checkboxes for other authenticators. Selected Client Secret This is the password from the Microsoft Live application. Click the Show button to view the value you enter. 12ffb4dfb2fed67a00846b42126991f8 Callback URL This is the URL to which the browser should be redirected after the authentication is successful. It should have this format:
https://localhost:9443/commonauth Client Id This is the username from the Microsoft Live application. 1421263438188909
- Identity Federation is part of the process of configuring an identity provider. For more information on how to configure an identity provider, see Configuring an Identity Provider.