Sun OpenSSO Enterprise 8.0 Developer's Guide

XML/HTTP(s) Interface for Other Applications

Applications written in a programming language other than Java or C can also exchange authentication information with OpenSSO Enterprise using the XML/HTTP(s) interface and the Authentication Service URL, http://server_name.domain_name:port/opensso/authservice. An application can open a connection using the HTTP POST method. In order to access the Authentication Service in this manner, the client application must contain the following:

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If contacting the Authentication Service directly through its URL, a detailed understanding of remote-auth.dtd will be needed for generating and interpreting the messages passed between the client and OpenSSO Enterprise.