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how to send user credentials to a protected restful webservice

 
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hello ranchers,

i am trying to get the data from a restful webservice which is running using a java client program. I am able to connect to it and get the data, but the limitation in my code is that it can't connect to the restful endpoint which needs authentication. I h've tried search for this over online but couldn't get a proper clue. Can any one help me out.

The intention is to pass the username and password to the rest url where the authentication is required.

the two types of approaches i h've made is
 
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If this help http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/tutorial/html/authentication.html
Ask the restful web service provider for the type/kind of authentication needed.
 
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Hello Saipraneeth,

You can use this tiny program I created here: http://ta.cnci.org/more-about-java/29-java-servers-and-services/232-remoteservice-a-simple-client-to-test-your-restful-and-soap-services
if you are accessing a BASIC authentication type. Different authentication will required different headers setting.

Good luck,
T.A.
 
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If the authentication type is OATH 1, this site will walk you through the needed header construction steps :

http://hueniverse.com/2008/10/beginners-guide-to-oauth-part-iv-signing-requests/

This article explains how to use some of the Java routines within an ESB :

http://www.soabus.org/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=13
 
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