[xmlsec] Signing SOAP envelopes

Rich Salz rsalz at datapower.com
Fri Jun 4 14:12:43 PDT 2004

>          Does OASIS WSS provide the capability to include the signature
> within the SOAP body? I think we can include signature only in the SOAP
> header. If my understanding is wrong, can someone please point me to the
> section # of WSS spec to clarify this?

wss is a soap header.  you can sign the whole envelope by using an
enveloped signature.  beware soap 1.2; see w3c "soap normalization" note.


Rich Salz                  Chief Security Architect
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