The WSIT Tutorial

Bootstrapping and Configuration Specifications

Bootstrapping and configuring involves a client getting a web service URL (perhaps from a service registry) and obtaining the information needed to build a web services client that is capable of accessing and consuming a web service over the Internet. This information is usually obtained from a WSDL file. Figure 2–3 shows the specifications that were implemented to support bootstrapping and configuration.

Figure 2–3 Bootstrapping and Configuration Specifications

Diagram of bootstrapping and configuration specifications

In addition to the Core XML specifications, bootstrapping and configuration was implemented using the following specifications: