Which protocol socket factories actually use the truststore in Apache HttpClient?

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  • I can see in httpclient-8443.properties of the webservice_proxy_security quickstart there are four protocol socket factories:
  • Among the above protocol socket factories, I found that EasySSLProtocolSocketFactory in fact does not use the truststore property and thus does not perform hostname verification.
  • Which ones actually use the truststore property?


  • JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform (SOA-P)
    • 5.x
  • SOAPClient / SOAPProxy / HttpRouter

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