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Create a new security policy

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Create a new security policy

Administrators can specify which security profiles WS-Security communications must meet by creating a new security policy.

Before you begin

Role required: web_service_admin or admin


  1. Navigate to System Web Services > SOAP Security Policies.
  2. Click New.
  3. Fill out the SOAP Security Policy form (see table).
    Table 1. SOAP Security Policy form fields
    Field Description
    Name Enter a unique name for the security policy. Use this name to set the default security policy with the glide.soap.default_security_policy property.
    Type Select whether the SOAP security policy applies to inbound or outbound traffic.
    Required to Sign SOAP Request Select this checkbox to require signed SOAP requests. Clear the checkbox to allow unsigned SOAP requests. When enabled, the instance will produce an error for any SOAP request that does not include a valid signature. When disabled, the instance still verifies any signature included with a SOAP request.
    Authenticate Select if a SOAP request must authenticate against all security profiles or at least one security profile.
    Security Profiles Select the security profiles you want to apply to this SOAP security policy. You must select at least one security profile.
  4. Click Submit.