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From Davanum Srinivas <>
Subject Re: Axis seems to ignore JSSE System Properties
Date Thu, 21 Nov 2002 13:35:56 GMT

Please create a bug report in Bugzilla ( 


--- Darren Marvin <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I did post the following to the user list, but since I may be looking at changing Axis
> code it may be better posting it here.
> ======================================================
> I am using Axis web services over HTTPS with both client and server certificate authentication.
> Everything is fine as long as I use only the default keystore location $HOME/.keystore
> default password 'changeit'. I would like to specify alternative values for these variables.
> can do this for JSSE by setting the following System Properties:
> and
> Unfortunately if I do set these then Axis seems to ignore them when it makes its invocation.
> have looked at the Axis source code and discovered that JSSESocketFactory is the class
that sets
> up the HTTPS socket connection. It has some default values for the keystore etc but also
> overiding them with values from the handler options. Unfortunately I don't think this
> reads the the ssl system properties. I don't want to have to change the Axis source if
I can
> help it.
> Any help / pointers to better solutions would be appreciated 
> Thanks,
> Darren.

Davanum Srinivas -

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