And then it disappeared and there was much chaos in the ranks over at stackoverflow.
There was also the "Identity and Access Tool" from VS 2012 - also late lamented and gone.
I found EmbeddedSts from thinktecture a while back but ran it up recently when I needed a quick STS for prototyping and was impressed.
It uses the .NET 4.5 library.
It's a NuGet package installed via:
There is a json file called "EmbeddedStsUsers.json" in the application's App_Data folder, If it's not there, it simply creates one viz:
Then you change the WIF web.config entry e.g.
wsFederation passiveRedirectEnabled="true" issuer="https://EmbeddedSts" realm="https://xxx" requireHttps="true"
and when you access the application, you get:
Depending on who you sign on as, you get a different set of claims.
Note: Just like SelfSTS, you don't actually have to authenticate by typing in a user name and password. Clicking the "Sign In" button automatically generates a SAML token.