WSS Authentication

A WS-Security ASP resource template enables a connection to Web Services Security authentication services.

General

The General section has the following fields.

Field Description
Package The name to be displayed as the label of the policy resource package.
Name The name of the policy resource.
Description A short description of the policy resource.

Basic Configuration

The Basic Configuration section has the following fields.

Field Description
Security Token

Security Token is an online security credential that adds an extra layer of identity protection.

X.509 token is the default selection. X.509 is an ITU-T standard for a public key infrastructure (PKI) and Privilege Management Infrastructure (PMI).

Enable Signature Verification

Select to indicate whether to verify the signatures. By default, this option is not selected. If selected, it activates the Trust Provider field.

Enable Decryption
Select to indicate whether to enable decryption. By default, this option is not selected. If selected, it activates the Subject Provider field.
Note: Select both Enable Signature Verification and Enable Decryption to activate the Subject Provider (with Trust Credential) field.

User Authentication

The User Authentication section has the following fields.

Field Description
Select the type of authentication Choose to authenticate users through XML File Authentication.
XML File Resource The name of the XML Authentication shared resource used to authenticate user credentials.