How to Enable Password Digest for Web Service Authentication
(Doc ID 2802215.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 30, 2021
Oracle Communications Unified Inventory Management - Version 126.96.36.199.0 and later Information in this document applies to any platform.
UIM Web Service (WS) comes configured to use message-level security behavior of authentication using username/password token with password in plain text. However using plain text password in WS request can be a security risk & overcome it one might opt for using password digest.
This document explains in detail how to configure password digest instead of plain-text password for WS authentication. Enabling UIM WS support password digest for authentication, changes are required at 2 level: Level 1: Configuration changes at WLS to create WS security configuration and enabling password digest for authentication and identity assertion. Level 2: Associating a Custom policy with WS allowing password digest for authentication.
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