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From Glen Mazza <>
Subject Re: how to provide token from sts to a client
Date Mon, 21 Jun 2010 13:26:38 GMT

I did this in Metro[1] but have not had a chance yet to study up on CXF's
stsclient.  Still, it might have some information you can leverage.



Jan Kölling wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having a hard time writing a client that uses a SAML token from
> a STSClient for authentication (ws-trust). I generated the client code
> with wsdl2java but I don't know how or where to provide either a valid
> token or the STS itself to the client. I found an example
> where the STSClient was provided to a jaxws client as a property
> with the key 'ws-security.sts.client' but I can't find the client code
> for this example and I don't know how I get a client that works in
> this way.
> I am able to get tokens from the STS by using the API but I would
> prefer to do as much as possible in the spring config.
> I'm pretty new to the whole WS* specs and have not much experience with
> cxf itself, so I may be missing out on some basics. The available
> documentation on ws-trust in cxf is not really helpful (a few comments
> in the examples would make them much more accessible).
> If you need more information on my use case or my current attempts
> I'll try to provide them. I'm sorry for keeping my problem on such
> general level.
> Thanks for your help,
> Jan Kölling

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