Category Archives: Security

Configure AWS Elastic Beanstalk application to use SSL

In this post I show you how to set up HTTPS for an application (REST API) running on AWS Elastic Beanstalk. This post is the last in a serie of three. As described in my previous two post I have … Continue reading

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Get a Certificate from AWS Certificate Manager

Recently AWS made the ‘Certificate Manager‘ service available in the Europe region. With this service you will be able to use SSL certificate (for free) with your applications hosted on AWS. The big advantage compared to the solution I described … Continue reading

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Assigning a subdomain to a Beanstalk application with AWS Route 53

In a previous post I wrote about how to run a Spring Boot application on AWS by using Elastic Beanstalk. I also described earlier how to make your Spring Boot application making use of HTTPS instead of HTTP in combination … Continue reading

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Validating JWT with Spring Boot and Spring Security

For my current project I will have a REST API set up with Spring Boot (most likely running with BoxFuse). To be able to use the API endpoint the application will check that the incoming request has a valid JWT … Continue reading

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Adding a NAT to your AWS VPC

In a previous post I described how to setup a VPC with both private and public subnets with AWS. In the post I showed a basic configuration in which we saw that the instances in the private subnet didn’t have … Continue reading

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Deploying the WSO2 CAR file with Maven

To deploy my WSO2 Carbon Application aRchive (CAR) file to my WSO2 ESB instance I use this Maven plugin. I couldn’t find a lot of documentation about it but I post here how I use it. I added the following … Continue reading

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Testing a secured Mule ESB Web Service Proxy with SoapUI

A few weeks ago I received a mail with a request to look into an issue of which I was pretty sure I had solved it before. Since I couldn’t find how I did it back then I decided to … Continue reading

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Signing and Validating Soap requests with Mule ESB

Some months ago I have been busy implementing a web-service-proxy by using the Mule ESB CE. Although it took some work to get it up setup nicely it is working well now for quite some time. In this post I … Continue reading

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Implementing HTTPS with Mule ESB

At one of my clients we use the Mule ESB (3.1) to communicate with the outside world. A big difference compared with having Mule running inside the company network is the security. One of the steps to make the communication … Continue reading

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Review Oracle WSM: Securing Your Web Services

As you might have noticed by my last posts I am currently investigating the posiblities of Oracle’s Web Service Manager. I do this investigation by reading the Packtpub book ‘Oracle Web Services Manager – Securing Your Web Services‘, written by … Continue reading

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