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From "Robin Mannering" <Robin.Manner...@promap.co.uk>
Subject RE: Newbie Question on Security
Date Mon, 22 Nov 2004 14:46:20 GMT
Hi Greg,

Thanks for your response. Is your answer related to if we are hosting the web services?  I
think it is, but we aren't hosting them, we are calling them and I've got this picture in
my head of axis receiving an encrytped response from a web service that it can't decrypt.
Any thoughts ?

-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Michalopoulos [mailto:gmichalopoulos@d2hawkeye.com]
Sent: 22 November 2004 14:39
To: axis-user@ws.apache.org
Subject: RE: Newbie Question on Security


If you are using a web server to handle all the requests and then forward to
j2ee container (as typically is done) then the web server will handle all
the ssl stuff for you.  WSS4J is a ws-security implementation by apache if
you want to actually encrypt and/or sign the xml messages sent by axis.  

-----Original Message-----
From: Robin Mannering [mailto:Robin.Mannering@promap.co.uk] 
Sent: Monday, November 22, 2004 9:30 AM
To: axis-user@ws.apache.org
Subject: Newbie Question on Security

Hi all,

It's just become apparent that the Web services we call are going to be
encrypted using either 40bit or 128bit SSL encryption.

My question is, will Axis be able to cope with the necessary
encryption/decryption required on the responses we get from the remote Web
Services?

I've had a look round the Axis docs and haven't found anything relevant.

Many thanks

Robin Mannering
Java Web Developer - Legal & Finance

Email:	robin.mannering@promap.co.uk
Landmark Information Group - www.landmarkinfo.co.uk



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