Java Web services, Granular use of WS-Security

Applying WS-Security at the operation or message level

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Dennis Sosnoski

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: August 04, 2009

WS-Security for SOAP Web services doesn't have to be an all-or-nothing proposition. By configuring WS-Security at the operation or message level, you can apply an appropriate degree of protection to every exchange, reducing or eliminating the WS-Security overhead for operations that don't need full protection. Dennis Sosnoski continues his Java Web services series with a look at granular WS-Security in Web Services Description Language (WSDL) using Apache Axis2 and Rampart.

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Zone=Java development, SOA and web services, Open source
ArticleTitle=Java Web services: Granular use of WS-Security