Access Control Service 1.0
|This content is outdated. Access Control Service 1.0 is no longer supported and support for migrating from ACS 1.0 to ACS 2.0 is discontinued. For information about Windows Azure AD Access Control, see Access Control Service 2.0.|
The Windows Azure Access Control (AC) service is a hosted service that provides federated authentication and rules-driven, claims-based authorization for REST Web services. REST Web services can rely on AC for simple username/password scenarios, in addition to enterprise integration scenarios that use Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) v2.
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