[FoRK] Microsoft Passport

Ian Andrew Bell FoRK fork
Thu Oct 13 10:39:12 PDT 2005


If you have a choice, why not just build the whole framework using SXIP?

     http://www.sxip.com

     http://identity20.com/media/OSCON2005/

-Ian.


On 12-Oct-05, at 4:07 PM, reza at voicegenesis.com wrote:

> Hi Folks:
>
> I'm trying to write an MS Passport client in Java since I can't  
> find a way
> to hook up to it (don't ask why Java... it's a long long long  
> explanation).
>
> Anyways, does anyone here understand how passport works?  I've been  
> trying
> to figure it out by using packet-sniffers and reverse  
> engineering... the
> MS Spec just says "use .NET to do this and Win 32 to do that"...  
> I'm on
> Java/Linux on the client side.
>
> Based on preliminary observations, it seemed like just a bunch of  
> cookies
> going back and forth and one https POST.  BUT, though I think i've  
> duplicated
> all the appropriate Http and Https traffic (using Apache  
> HttpClient), it's
> not working :-((
>
> Any help in understanding the internals of MS Passport would be  
> appreciated
>
> Thanks
> R
>
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