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Method and System for Organizational Control and Caching of Web Services Connection Information

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000016269D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Aug-17
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Web Service Screen Overview Disclosed is a system for caching and controlling Web Service connection information. Traditionally there are 2 parts to using Web Services. First you have to find them in the UDDI registry and get the connection information (eg. WSDL Web Services Description Language) and second you use the connection information to use the service. This system, called a Web Service Screen, would allow an organization to control which Web Service is used by Web Service clients within the organization and also add logic to the search for a Web Service. This system could be implemented as a J2EE* application or a .NET** application and could be easily accessed by J2EE or .NET clients within the organization. In the case of a J2EE implementation any web client could use this system via HTTP. Technical Implementation