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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

  1. Register an application on Windows Live.
  2. Sign in to the WSO2 Identity Server Management Console at https://<Server Host>:9443/carbon using your username and password
  1. To navigate to the federated authenticators configuration section, do the following.
    1. Sign in. Enter your username and password to log on to the Management Console
    2. Navigate to the Main menu to access the Identity menu. Click Add under Identity Providers.
      For more information, see Adding and Configuring an Identity Provider.  
    3. Fill in the details in the Basic Information section. 

  2. Expand the Federated Authenticators link.
  3. Expand the Microsoft (Hotmail, MSN, Live) Configuration form.
  4. 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.

    FieldDescriptionSample value
    EnableSelecting this option enables Microsoft to be used as an authenticator for users provisioned to the Identity Server.Selected
    DefaultSelecting 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 SecretThis is the password from the Microsoft Live application. Click the Show button to view the value you enter.12ffb4dfb2fed67a00846b42126991f8
    Callback URLThis is the URL to which the browser should be redirected after the authentication is successful. It should have this format: https://(host-name):(port)/acshttps://localhost:9443/commonauth
    Client IdThis is the username from the Microsoft Live application.1421263438188909
Related Topics
  • 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.
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