This preface describes the document accessibility features and conventions used in this guide—Extensibility Guide for Oracle Web Services Manager.
This manual is intended for software developers who are interested in creating custom assertions for Web services.
This document describes the following:
Learn about predefined policies and assertions
Learn about parts and types of custom assertions
For more information, see "Policies, Assertions, Expressions, and Operators" and "Types of Custom Assertions".
Review the rules and restrictions about categories and bindings
Review the lifecycle of a custom assertion
For more information, see"Life Cycle of a Custom Assertion".
Understand the types of custom assertions
For more information, see"Types of Custom Assertions".
Review the naming conventions for policies and assertions
For more information, see "Naming Conventions for Policies and Assertions".
Create the custom assertions
For more information, see "Developing Custom Assertions for Web Service".
Test the custom assertion
For more information, see "Testing the Web Service".
Generate a client policy from a Web service policy created using custom assertions
For more information, see "Creating a Custom Client Policy with Custom Assertions".
Implement advanced features:
input parameters to the assertion
access Oracle WSM context properties
access request, response, and fault message objects
access specific parts of a message based on XPath
access certificate used by container for SSL
access transport properties such as HTTP requests and responses
access CSF keys
For more information, see "Implementing Advanced Features in Custom Assertions".
For more information, see "Handling Exceptions in Custom Assertions".
XML schema for creating custom assertions
For more information, see "Schema Reference for Custom Assertions".
Java API reference for Oracle WSM
For more information, see Java API Reference for Oracle Web Services Manager.
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