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Re^2: Authentication and Authorization for SOAP

by duckyd (Hermit)
on Jul 14, 2006 at 20:37 UTC ( #561318=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Authentication and Authorization for SOAP
in thread Authentication and Authorization for SOAP

A common practice is to pass authentication information in the SOAP headers. With SOAP::Lite, you can do this by creating SOAP::Header objects (just like SOAP::Data, but they'll be placed in the header):

my $headers = SOAP::Header ->name( 'LoginCredentials' ) ->value( [ SOAP::Header ->name('Username') ->value( $username ) , SOAP::Header ->name('Password') ->value( $password ) , ] ) ) ;
The login credentials can then be passed along with any other arguments into whatever SOAP method is being called, and dealt with seperately.

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