This documentation is for WSO2 Governance Registry 4.1.1. View documentation for the latest release.
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Users are provided to give their own service description through UI in the "Metadata" sub menu. Users can provide their own name to the service and much information about the service which will be really useful when it comes to SOA Governance. Users can also give state of the service which could be in the following stages:

  • Test stage
  • Deployed stage
  • Deprecated stage

User can provide information like transport protocols, message formats, message exchange patterns etc.

Follow the instructions below to add a new service to the Governance Registry.

1. Sign in. Enter your user name and password to log on to the Management Console.

2. Click the "Main" button to access the "Metadata" menu.

3. From the left navigation menu, under "Add," in the "Metadata" menu, select "Service."

4. On the "Add Service" page, specify the following options:

  • Name - The name of a service.
  • Namespace - The name of a namespace the service related to.
  • Version - The service version. Should be in format "1.2.3"
  • Description - A brief description of a service.

5.  You can select a lifecycle for the given service from the current lifecycle list and the selected lifecycle will be added the resource and displayed in the right panel. With the "Service" media type, users have to do lifecycle addition using service UI rather using right hand widget. Select a lifecycle of a service from the drop-down menu.

6. Optionally, you can also add contacts. Click on the "Add Contact" link under "Contacts."

6.1. Select a contact's type from the drop-down menu and enter the contact name or organization name.

7.Specify the following options under the "Interface:"

  • WSDL URL- If user provide an actual WSDL URL given WSDL will import as the WSDL for the imported resource which create an Association between the imported service resource and imported WSDL. Meantime if user import a WSDL through the "Add WSDL" UI a Service resource by available information from the WSDL will be created, so the user can go to service resource and add more service information by consuming edit service operation. See Adding WSDLs.
  • Transport Protocols -  Select the available transport protocols from the drop-down menu. You can select the following ones:
    • HTTP
    • HTTPS
    • SMTP
    • TCP
    • XMPP
    • JMS
  • Message Formats - Select the available message formats from the drop-down menu. You can select the following ones:
    • SOAP 1.1
    • SOAP 1.2
    • XML
    • JSON
    • HTTP-REST
    • CSV
    • BINARY
  • Message Exchange Patterns - Select the message exchange patterns from the drop-down menu. 
    • None
    • Request Response
    • One Way

8. Manage the security options:

  • Authentication Platform - Select the authentication platform from the drop-down menu. The available options are:
    • TAM-WEBSEAL
    • XTS-WS TRUST
    • Builtln  
    • WSO2 Identity Server
  • Authentication Mechanism - Select the authentication mechanism from the drop-down menu. The available options are:
    • Open ID
    • InfoCard
    • Client Certificates
    • HTTPS Basic Authentication
    • IP Address Filtering
    • WS-SecurtyWS-Trust Token
  • Authorization Platform- Select the authorization platform from the drop-down menu. The available options are:
    • TAM-WEBSEAL
    • XTS-WS TRUST
    • Builtln  
    • WSO2 Identity Server
  • Message Integrity- Select the message integrity from the drop-down menu. The available options are:
    • SSL
    • WS-Security
    • XML Digital Signatures
  • Message Encryption - Select the message encryption from the drop-down menu. The available options are:
    • SSL
    • WS-Security
    • XML Digital Signatures
  • Comments - Enter comment on the security if necessary.

9. Optionally you can add an endpoint to a service. Click on the "Add Endpoint" link.

9.1. Select an environment from the drop-down menu and specify the URL of an endpoint.

10. Add some document links to the service. Specify the following options:

  • Document Type - The type of a document.
  • URL - The URL where this document is located.
  • Comment - Any comment on the document link.

11. Once all the options are specified, click on the "Save" button.

See also Services for more information about service configuration.

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