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Metro + WS-Security

Rafael Angarita
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Joined: Jan 09, 2009
Posts: 67

I've been learning about securing web services during the last past days. I'm using GlassFish, Netbeans, and Metro.

I did the examples provided in the security section of the tutorial Exam-Objectives-5.pdf (from basic authentication to mutual authentication).

Now I have to implement WS-Security on the web services I have already built.

I've been looking an reading out there but I'm still confused about what I have to do in order to implement WS-Security.

I'd appreciate if some one point me out to the right direction to start implementing WS-Security.

Thank you very much.

Rafael Angarita.
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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Doesn't your scenario resemble one of the ones in that tutorial, so that you could take it as a starting point? If not, maybe the user's guide (https://metro.dev.java.net/guide/) has something that helps.

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Ivan Krizsan
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Joined: Oct 04, 2006
Posts: 2198
There are no examples of using WS-Security in my study notes, only theoretical information.
Take a look at the following tutorial: http://netbeans.org/kb/docs/javaee/identity-amsecurity.html
Hope it is of use to you!
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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