1 Introduction

The Active Directory Federation Service (AD FS) Web Agent Protocol is used by a Web service (WS) resource to obtain configuration data about a security token service (STS) in order to validate security tokens from that STS using the protocol defined in [MS-MWBF].

Sections 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.