Tackle WS-Security specification interoperability challenges

Problem overview and four available workarounds

From the developerWorks archives

David Leigh

Date archived: January 5, 2017 | First published: May 03, 2007

Are you struggling with a WS-Security specification level interoperability problem? Web services are often promoted as the ideal solution to application interoperability, and they are effective at integrating applications regardless of platform, vendor, and programming language. But they're not immune from interoperability issues. Discover some common problems caused by incompatibilities between different versions of the WS-Security specification, and find the best way to deal with the issues in your environment. Be sure to check out the handy chart at the end of the article to compare the benefits and drawbacks of each solution.

This content is no longer being updated or maintained. The full article is provided "as is" in a PDF file. Given the rapid evolution of technology, some steps and illustrations may have changed.



static.content.url=http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/js/artrating/
SITE_ID=1
Zone=SOA and web services
ArticleID=210047
ArticleTitle=Tackle WS-Security specification interoperability challenges
publish-date=05032007