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Web Service: Configuration: Policy: Table

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This page lists the policy files that are attached to the endpoints and operations of this Web service. The operations are listed below the endpoint; click on the + sign to view them. Click on the endpoint or operation name to attach a policy file. For example, you can specify that the policy file applies only for inbound (request) SOAP messages, and so on.

A Web service can have zero or more policy files attached to it. WebLogic Server supports policy files that conform with either the WS-SecurityPolicy 1.2 or WS-Policy specification. WebLogic Server uses policy files to specify the details of the message-level security (digital signatures and encryption) and reliable SOAP messaging capabilities of a Web service.

The policy file can be attached at the Web service endpoint-level, which means that the policy assertions apply to the entire Web Service, or a policy file can be attached at the operation-level, which means that the policy assertions apply only to the specific operation. This assistant helps you configure a policy file with the Web service endpoint.

Programmers, at design time, can use the Java Web Service (JWS) annotation @Policy inside the implementation of the Web service to attach a policy file; administrators cannot override this association using the Administration Console. Administrators can, however, attach additional policy files using assistants such as this one.

WebLogic Server includes a number of pre-packaged security policy files that you can use for configuring message-level security and reliable messaging. For more information about them, see "Configuring Message-Level Security" in Securing WebLogic Web Services and "Pre-Packaged WS-Policy Files for Reliable Messaging" in Programming Advanced Features of JAX-WS Web Services for Oracle WebLogic Server.

Configuration Options

Name Description
Service Endpoints and Operations

Name of the Web service endpoint (or the name of its operations) for which you can attach a WS-Policy file.


Name of the WS-Policy file that is attached to either the endpoint or operation.

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