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Creating SSLContext for up-to-date HTTPS communiction with client certificate

If you try to implement with Java the client side for a HTTPS communication with client authenification and google for it, you will find  many examples. But with most of the examples you find, have the one or other problem, … Weiterlesen

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Reliable restart of the weblogic server

Everyone doing CI using an application server knows the problem: After some time you get OutOfMemoryError because of the excessive deployments. The solution for this is to restart the application server periodically. But before you can start the application server, … Weiterlesen

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Setting up a own CA for the enterprise

Inside an enterprise there are a lot of machines communicating with each other. It is necessary to keep these communications secure and private. This can be achieved through encryption. In the enterprise SOA the most important protocol is HTTP. The … Weiterlesen

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Using certificates for authentication at M2M communication

Most bigger companies are today building up a enterprise SOA. On of the key characteristic of the enterprise SOA is the machine to machine communication. The communication between the machines has to be secured. Important is 1.) to keep the … Weiterlesen

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Encrypted credentials in Maven with jasypt

When developing enterprise applications it is best practice check in the source code into a version control system. Additionally to the code also configuration settings and credentials are often checked in. This is usually no problem  for test environments, but … Weiterlesen

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OSB: Configurable basic authentication

Basic authentication is still a very common approach for securing web services. It is widely supported and can be tested with a browser. If used over a HTTPS connection also the credentials are encrypted. To use basic authentication the usual … Weiterlesen

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OSB: Configuration with custom XQuery functions

The OSB supports a mechanism of customization. Unfortunately this mechanism is very limited and is not able to change all values. There are hundreds of situations where some kind of configuration is needed and which can’t be solved with customization: … Weiterlesen

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