ACS Fast Track
Published: April 7, 2011
Updated: December 9, 2011
Applies To: Windows Azure
ACS Fast Track – A Guide For Getting Started
This fast-track topic shows you how to get started quickly with Windows Azure Active Directory Access Control (also known as Access Control Service or ACS) to build solutions that solve your problems.
If you are new to ACS and you want to get started quickly, see Getting Started with ACS.
Scenarios and Solutions
If you want to understand quickly whether ACS fits your scenario, see Scenarios and Solutions Using ACS.
How-To’s and Code Samples Indexes
Features and ACS Components
If you want detailed information about ACS components and functionality, see the following topics:
For comprehensive training, see the following resources:
ACS Academy - short introductory videos and slides (http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/2777.aspx)
Identity Developer Training Kit (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=214555)
MSDN-hosted Identity Developer Training Course (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=214561)
A Guide to Claims–based Identity and Access Control (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=214562)
Connect to the community of like-minded users through the following resources:
Access Control Service Samples and Documentation (Labs) Discussions Forum (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=214563)
Claims based access platform (CBA), code-named Geneva Forum (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=214564)
Security for the Windows Azure Platform Forum (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=214565)