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Using Secure Conversation With Reliable Messaging

If Secure Conversation is enabled for the web service endpoint, the web service acquires a Security Context Token (SCT) for each application message sequence, that is, each message sequence is assigned a different SCT. The web service then uses that token to sign all messages exchanged for that message sequence between the source and destination for the life of the sequence. Hence, there are two benefits in using Secure Conversation with Reliable Messaging:

For more information on how to use Secure Conversation, see Chapter 7, Using WSIT Security.