What Is The Algorithm Used To Build Password Digest In OWSM?

(Doc ID 2076380.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Web Services Manager - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A few OSB based Web Services protected with OWSM Password digest policy were implemented. These password digest policies were customized version of Oracle Out of box Username token policy and were applied with the intention of protecting
the Web services from possible replay attacks.

Currently, there is a Java based Service consumer for these secured web services. They are having issues in building the Nonce, Timestamp and the password digest values.

What is the internal decrypting algorithm implemented by this policy like -how does OWSM decrypt nonce, what is time stamp format expected, what is the algorithm used to build password digest?


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