Securing Web services using a pluggable tokenWAS provides several different methods to secure your Web services; a pluggable token is one of these methods. You might secure your Web services using any of the following methods...
- XML digital signature
- XML encryption
- Basicauth authentication
- Identity assertion authentication
- Signature authentication
- Pluggable token
Complete the following steps to secure your Web services using a pluggable token...
- Generate a security token using the Java Authentication and Authorization Service (JAAS) CallbackHandler interface.The Web services security run time uses the JAAS CallbackHandler interface as a plug-in to generate security tokens on the client side or when Web services is acting as a client.
- Configure your pluggable token.To use pluggable tokens to secure your Web services, configure both the client request sender and the server request receiver. You can configure your pluggable tokens using either the WAS administrative console or the WebSphere Application Server Toolkit. For more information, see the following topics...
- Configuring pluggable tokens using the WAS Toolkit
- Configuring pluggable tokens using the administrative console
See AlsoPluggable token support
Lightweight Third Party Authentication
Securing Web services based on WS-Security