Web Services Addressing (WS-Addressing)

Web Services Addressing (WS-Addressing) provides transport-neutral mechanisms to address Web Services and messages. Specifically, this specification defines XML [XML 1.0, XML Namespaces] elements to identify Web service endpoints and to secure end-to-end endpoint identification in messages. This specification enables messaging systems to support message transmission through networks that include processing nodes such as endpoint managers, firewalls, and gateways in a transport-neutral manner.

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More information: WS-Addressing page on the Microsoft website

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