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Instead of a network credential, you will need a SharePoint Online Credential: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/microsoft.sharepoint.client.sharepointonlinecredentials_members(v=office.15).aspx
Use claims based authentication for web application and have your client send SAML tokens . The client(Identity Provider) can send you (email,role claims) and Sharepoint (Service Provider) can trust them .After establishing the trust , add the users to sharepoint group so the user can access your site. By using SAML the SSO requirement is also satisfied.
When you are configuring a BCS connection via SharePoint Designer you get 3 options, one of which is "Connect with impersonated custom identity." This option allows you to create a SQL Server or other account type (i.e. not a Windows AD account) and store those credentials in the Secure Store Service Application. The Secure Store keeps these credentials in a ...
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