Chapter 8. Taking Care – Error Handling

While discussing security patterns, we described handling (or, in fact, mishandling) faults as one of the major contributors to the vulnerabilities of SOA, and the inadequately designed Fault/Errors Handling (EH) framework is apparently the main provider of all information to the error/event logs and the "grateful" attacker. We mentioned some simple rules for exception handling inside a single service (Entity or Utility service models) as the sole building block of the entire SOA infrastructure. Implementation of this rule would be enough for an infrastructure that contains only these models of SOAP services or simple REST services without compositions of any complexity. When we have something more complex ...

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