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WS-Security on Tomcat

Amr k. Saleh
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Joined: Aug 23, 2010
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Hi All,

It is very urgent, can anyone help me please on how to implement WS-Secuirty on Tomcat, i want to implement

UserToken
Xml Signature
Xml Encryption


thanks in advance
Tim Moores
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Joined: Sep 21, 2011
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Which SOAP implementation are you using?
Amr k. Saleh
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Joined: Aug 23, 2010
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Hi Tim, I'm using Metro
Tim Moores
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metro ws-security yields quite a few results; did none of those help?
Amr k. Saleh
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I found it is quite difficult to configure it in wsdl, is it ok to add webservice handler and add the security headers in the SOAP message (using WSS4J ) ?
Tim Moores
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Generally, you wouldn't use WSS4J directly, you would use the declarative facilities of Metro. There may be circumstances where WS-Security being applied programmatically (via WSS4J) is advantageous, but those are few and far in between.
Amr k. Saleh
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Thanks so much Tim, i found this tutorial very useful

http://mananvpanchal.blogspot.com/2010/06/jax-ws-webservice-with-plaintext.html
 
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