Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 8.2 Developer's Guide

Message Security Responsibilities

Message security responsibilities are assigned to the following:

Application Developer

The application developer can implement message security, but is not responsible for doing so. Message security can be set up by the System Administrator so that all web services are secured, or set up by the Application Deployer when the Application Server provider configuration is insufficient.

The application developer is responsible for the following:

Application Deployer

The application deployer is responsible for:

These security tasks are discussed in Application-Specific Message Protection. An example application using message security is discussed in Understanding and Running the Example Application.

System Administrator

The system administrator is responsible for:

A system administrator uses the Admin Console or the asadmin tool to manage server security settings and keytool to manage certificates. System administrator tasks are discussed in the Configuring Message Security chapter of the Sun Java System Application Server Platform Edition 8.2 Administration Guide.