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§Configuring WS SSL

Play WS allows you to set up HTTPS completely from a configuration file, without the need to write code. It does this by layering the Java Secure Socket Extension (JSSE) with a configuration layer and with reasonable defaults.

JDK 1.8 contains an implementation of JSSE which is significantly more advanced than previous versions, and should be used if security is a priority.

§Table of Contents

§Further Reading

JSSE is a complex product. For convenience, the JSSE materials are provided here:

JDK 1.8:

JDK 1.7:

JDK 1.6:

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