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implementing encryption of SOAP messages.

Ranadhir Nag
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Joined: Mar 09, 2006
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Can someone provide pointers to example or sample of implementing symmetric key encryption of SOAP communication with a web service,which does not need certificate.
The idea is that once a user gets authenticated he can be provided a key which is used for all subsequent communications.
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42959
That's done using WS-Security. An article by yours truly about how to do that using Axis can be found at
Mark E Hansen
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Joined: Apr 01, 2009
Posts: 650
The link was just a little way into the second article. Here it is:
Best Regards,
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: implementing encryption of SOAP messages.
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