The Apache Axis2 team is pleased to announce the general availability of the following releases:

- Axis2 1.6.2
- Sandesha2 1.6.2
- Rampart 1.6.2

Apache Axis2 is a complete re-design and re-write of the widely used Apache Axis engine and is a more efficient, more scalable, more
modular and more XML-oriented Web services framework. It is carefully designed to support the easy addition of plug-in "modules" that extend
its functionality for features such as security and reliability.

Apache Rampart is an Axis2 module that implements the specifications in the WS-Security stack.

Apache Sandesha2 provides WS-ReliableMessaging support for Axis2.

Axis2 1.6.2 is a maintenance release that contains more than 45 fixes.

Rampart 1.6.2 is a maintenance release containing number of bug fixes and compatible with the Axis2 1.6.2 release.

Sandesha2 1.6.2 is a maintenance release that is compatible with the Axis2 1.6.2 release.

The new versions are available for download at the following locations:

As always, we welcome any and all feedback at: - for developer-related questions/concerns - for general questions, usage, etc.

NOTE  - Axis2 1.6.2 compatible with Axis2 Transports 1.0.0 version.

Thanks for your interest in Apache Axis2!

-- The Apache Axis2 team