§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.

§Table of Contents

The Play WS configuration is based on Typesafe SSLConfig.

For convenience, a table of contents to SSLConfig is provided:

NOTE: The links below are relative to Typesafe SSLConfig, which uses the ssl-config as a prefix for ssl properties.

Play uses the prefix, so that, for instance the ssl-config.loose.acceptAnyCertificate becomes for your play WSClient configuration.

§Further Reading

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

JDK 11:

Next: Configuring WS Cache

Found an error in this documentation? The source code for this page can be found here. After reading the documentation guidelines, please feel free to contribute a pull request. Have questions or advice to share? Go to our community forums to start a conversation with the community.