Before you start
- Set up the servers.
- Created a Java bean.
- Created Web services.
- Created a Web services Java EE client.
- Created a Web Services stand-alone Java client.
Part 2 of this tutorial built upon Part 1, showing you how to configure HTTP basic authentication. In Part 2 you:
- Enabled IBM WebSphere> Application Server security.
- Configured HTTP basic authentication for the Web services provider.
- Configured HTTP basic authentication for the Web services client using deployment descriptor.
- Configured HTTP basic authentication for the Web services client programmatically.
- Monitored the HTTP basic authentication information using the TCP/IP monitor.
This tutorial, Part 3 of the series, shows you how to configure HTTPS. In it, you learn how to:
- Create the keystore, trust store, and certificate for the Web services provider.
- Create an SSL configuration for the Web services provider.
- Create a new Web container transport chain to use the new SSL configuration for the Web services provider.
- Configure HTTPS for the Web service client.
- Test HTTPS Web services from the Java EE client.
- Test HTTPS Web services from the stand-alone Java client.
You should have a basic understanding of Java technology and Web services to follow along with this tutorial.
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