By Martin Grebac on Jun 03, 2008
Ashutosh reminded me of a feature which was not supported yet by NetBeans. It's the ability to sign and encrypt message attachments. This is connected to the message level specific settings.
For each operation, or better say for each message of your web service, you have an option to select whether the whole message body shall be encrypted, or signed, or both. If you don't want to process the whole body, and want to sign & encrypt only specific credit card information field to improve performance significantly, you may specify such configuration as well.
The new feature now enables you to configure the same for message attachments. You may choose to sign and/or encrypt message attachments. Just click "Add Attachments" button and then check checkboxes in respective columns:
The security policy generated from such configuration looks like this: