CXF 2.1.4 Release Notes
Apache CXF 2.1.4 delivers the latest set of patches and bug fixes for Apache CXF 2.1.x. This release fixes 53 JIRA issues that have been reported by users.
- JMS transport refactoring and leverage Spring JMS template to implement JMS transport. New configuration style: see Using the JMSConfigFeature
- HTTP/HTTPs issues
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Before installing Apache CXF, make sure the following products,
with the specified versions, are installed on your system:
- Java 5 Development Kit
- Apache ant 1.6
Java 5 Development Kit
You must install the J2SE Development Kit (JDK) 5.0, which can be downloaded
After installing the JDK, set or modify the following environment variables:
- JAVA_HOME – set this environment variable
to point at the root directory of the JDK 5.0 installation.
- PATH – make sure that your PATH includes:
Apache Ant 1.6.5 (or newer, 1.7.0 should work as well)
To run samples included in the binary distribution of Apache CXF,
you must install the Apache Ant 1.6.5 build utility, which can be downloaded
After installing Apache Ant, add the <AntInstallDir>/bin directory to your PATH.
For more details, see the Installation Guide.
Bouncy Castle/JCE and Xalan requirement for WS-Security
To use the WS-Security features of CXF, you need to obtain a JCE crypto provider
that implements the algorithms that you plan to use. One option is to download
the Bouncy Castle jar from: http://bouncycastle.org/download/bcprov-jdk14-136.jar
and add that to the lib directory or classpath.
Building the Samples
Building the samples included in the binary distribution is easy. Change to
the samples directory and follow the build instructions in the README.txt file
included with each sample.
The WS-Security configuration mechanisms may change between this release and
the next one as we add in support for WS-SecurityPolicy and WS-Trust.
A static reply queue in the JMS conduit can not be shared for several instances of the service. Please use a dynamic reply queue or different queue names for the instances. (See discussion on the mailing list)
If you have any problems or want to send feedback of any kind, please e-mail the
cxf dev list, firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also file issues in JIRA at:
For a more detailed view of new features and bug fixes, see the release notes