axis-java-user mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Artur Kraft <>
Subject Re: [Axis v1.3] conf option to enable HTTP Basic auth
Date Wed, 22 Mar 2006 12:48:36 GMT
Hello Dies,

thanks for your answer, but I need to enable HTTP Basic Authentication 
on the server side. Axis should restrict user access according to the 
user.lst file. Along with SSL encryption the security level is hopefully 
Maybe you can help me with it, too?

kind regards

Dies Koper wrote:
> Hello Artur,
> On the client side you do: (from JAX-RPC1.1 spec)
> StockQuoteProvider_Stub sqp = // ... get to the stub;
> sqp._setProperty(Stub.USERNAME_PROPERTY, "<username>");
> sqp._setProperty(Stub.PASSWORD_PROPERTY, "<password>");
> float quote = sqp.getLastTradePrice("ACME");
> Regards,
> Dies
> Artur Kraft wrote:
>> Hello,
>> searching the whole day for a guide/doc how to enable HTTP Basic 
>> authentication, I stumbled over the axis security doc 
>> ( with the following 
>> notice:
>> "Clients can authenticate themselves with client certificates, or 
>> HTTP basic authentication. The latter is too weak to be trustable on 
>> a non-encrypted channel, but works over HTTPS. The MessageContext 
>> class will be configured with the username and password of the sender 
>> when SOAP messages are posted to the endpoint;"
>> But I can't find any document how to enable the basic authentication. 
>> Can please someone point me to the altered configuration I have to 
>> provide to get it working?
>> Thanks a lot!
>> Kind regards
>> Artur Kraft
>> PS: Sorry for the "double post"
> In a way it was good that you did, I was too busy when I got the first 
> one this afternoon and deleted it :)

View raw message