Using WSS4J/Axis2 API, Part 1, Sending WS-Security Signature and Encryption Profiles to Axis2/Rampart Web service
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Date archived: January 5, 2017 | First published: November 24, 2009
To enable Web services to communicate securely and to guarantee the correctness of the data being communicated, WS-Security specification specifies several Security Profiles, using which one can achieve Data Non-reputation and Data Encryption along with User Authenticity. This article discusses how WS-Security profiles including UsernameToken,Timestamp, Signature and Encryption can be included in the SOAP Message headers to specify.
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