Web Services Description Language (WSDL)

Web Services Description Language (WSDL) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): WSDL

Definition(s): An XML format for describing network services as a set of endpoints operating on messages containing either document-oriented or procedure-oriented information. WSDL complements the UDDI standard by providing a uniform way of describing the abstract interface and protocol bindings and deployment details of arbitrary network services. Web Services Description Language (WSDL) 1.1,,.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-95 (Oregon Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) Glossary)

Synonym(s): None


reference: CSRC Glossary