Datapower: What is a difference between XML Firewall and Multi Protocol Gateway?

Lets discuss what are the basic differences between the xml firewall and multi protocol gateway. These are most commonly used terms in IBM Websphere Datapower terminologies.

Convert csv or text file to xml using FFD file

An FFD file is much like an XML Schema, or DTD file. It provides a template, or pattern description, for the contents of individual messages. An FFD file consists of four main building block components: Group, Field, Syntax and Literal.

Java tutorial to encode and decode a string using org.apache.commons.codec.binary.Base64 API

This tutorial provides a java class which can be used to convert a String to base64 encoded string and than decode it back to the original String.

How to back up all configuration data from a Datapower applaince

The entire configuration of Datapower can be backed up using easy to follow steps.

Some Recommended development practice for IBM Websphere Datapower developers

A guide to IBM Websphere datapower development practices. These are some of the recommended practices which should be kept in mind.

How to remove null or empty xml tags using XSLT

This tutorial explains that how you can use XSLT to remove null or empty tags from XML document. This could be used in XML applainces like IBM Datapower.

Datapower: Is your Datapower appliance enabled for disaster recovery?

This tutorial describes where can you check, whether disaster recovery is turned on/off on a XI52 DataPower Appliance. Read more....

What is SAML and what are its advantages?

The Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) standard defines a framework for exchanging security information between online business partners. It was developed by SSTC of OASIS.

Flat file description files - FFD Tutorial

FFD provides a way to provide XML markup for flat files. It define how to convert between the structure of a flat file and the structure of the XML markup.

SAML Components: What are SAML Components and how to use them?

An assertion contains some basic required and optional information that applies to all its statements, and