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JAX-WS RI 2.1 Authantication

John Landon
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Joined: Sep 25, 2008
Posts: 228
I have web service written with JAX-WS RI 2.1. I would want an easy authentication.
So not any client that knows the url would be able to access the data that the web service provide.
Can you give me a direction?
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42956
The standard way to add authentication to WS is by way of the WS-Security standard. Check out the Metro SOAP implementation, it integrates JAX-WS with WS-Security.
I agree. Here's the link:
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