Web Services Enhancements (WSE)

Web Services Enhancements (WSE, pronounced as"wizzy") is a set of .NET class libraries; WSE is an add-on to the .NET Framework and provides support for several WS-* specifications, such as WS-Security, WS-Routing, DIME, WS-Attachments, and so on. WSE is installed as a set of .NET assemblies. These are implemented as filters that integrate with ASP.NET web services. Clients that consume these web services can expand and interrogate the SOAP message headers using WSE.

WSE provides its functionality by writing headers to outbound SOAP messages and reading headers from inbound SOAP messages. In some cases, it might also need to transform the SOAP message body (such as for encrypt/decrypt as per the WS-Security specification ...

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