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DFS-password in clear text

Posted on 2010-11-17
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While calling a DFS service, the username and password is passed in header as clear text. Anyone who intercepts the SOAP request will be able to see the password.

Is there a way that password can be passed in an encrypted format?

 

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Tomas Helgi Johannsson earned 500 total points
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        Hi!

Consider using SOAP over SSL Thats the standard way. ;)
http://www.java2s.com/Code/Java/Web-Services-SOA/DoingthecommunicationusingHTTPS.htm
http://java.sun.com/developer/technicalArticles/WebServices/security/

Hope this helps.

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    Tomas Helgi
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