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HTTP Binding Component User Guide


HTTP Binding Component Features

HTTP/SOAP Binding Component Features

  • Supports the WSDL 1.1 and SOAP 1.1 specifications. Message exchanges to and from this binding component make use of the JBI WSDL 1.1 wrapper for the normalized message
  • Implements HTTP and SOAP binding as defined by the WSDL 1.1 specification
  • Follows WS-I 1.0 conventions and adds additional support for non-conforming components
  • Supports Document and Remote Procedure Call (RPC) style web services
  • Supports literal and encoded use
  • Supports the common convention of WSDL retrieval, such as<service uri>?wsdl
  • Uses XML Catalogs following the OASIS Committee Specification, which allows the component to resolve schemas locally without resorting to network access
  • Supports JBI service unit deployments to define the web services to provide or consume
  • Makes use of the WSDL extensibility (standard HTTP and SOAP extensions) to define external communication details for the web services to provision or consume
  • Supports, which allows direct HTTP Binding Component to HTTP Binding Component connections within a composite application
  • Enhanced Application Variable Support
  • Supports HTTP and HTTPS connections
  • Metro(JAX-WS, Tango/WSIT) integration to support WS-* features (such as WS-Security, WS-Addressing, WS-Reliable Messaging, WS-Transaction, and so forth) for incoming and outgoing requests
  • Full JAX-WS integration for incoming and outgoing requests
  • Supports GlassFish V2 cluster mode

Service Provider Features

An HTTP Binding Component acting as a service provider supports sending HTTP or SOAP messages to an external web service.
Service provider features include:
  • Outbound requests handled through the Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS)
  • Support for proxy and proxy server authentication

Service Consumer Features

The HTTP Binding Component, acting as a service consumer, services HTTP requests or SOAP requests from HTTP clients, transforms (normalizes) them, and send them to the Normalized Message Router.
Service consumer features include:
  • Uses asynchronous I/O (NIO) in the server to service thousands of concurrent incoming requests
  • Packaged with an embedded HTTP server (Grizzly)
  • Supports clustering

Security Features

Security features include support for transport level security through:
  • Basic Authentication
  • SSL Support

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This particular version was published on 11-Sep-08 15:23 PM, -0700 by rjacobus