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From Leo de Blaauw <>
Subject RE: Authentication
Date Wed, 18 Jun 2003 13:18:59 GMT
Or rather in your firewall if you have one...


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Van: Benjamin Tomasini []
Verzonden: woensdag, juni 2003 15:18
Onderwerp: Re: Authentication

Consider enforcing that in your servlet container or web server.


On Wed, 2003-06-18 at 09:09, Lanigan, Ronan wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to perform some Authentication for my Web Service. I have a list of
> machine names e.g. and I only want to service requests
> that come from these machines. We are using a list of machine names as the
> ip's for these machines can change. 
> So, I need some mechanism whereby the ip of the requester can be checked
> against the ip of each of the machine names in the list (the machine names
> can be stored in an xml or properties file). If the ip's match then the
> request can be processed (passed onto the axis servlet?) otherwise an
> response should be generated.
> Does axis provide any specific mechanism for this sort of thing?
> Could I just change the address location in the wsdl for the service to a
> second servlet, which could forward the request to the proper address if
> ip is in the list?
> Thanks in advance,
> Ronan
Benjamin Tomasini <>
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