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DesktopWeb FormText   kw-tripledesTue, 15 Jun 2004 12:05:45 GMT # 

think i woke up with an A-HA moment! started to implement the kw-tripledes logic, but the return from the web service was only 32 bytes of data. if i was following the logic correctly, then this would have only left me with 16 bytes of key data, while 3DES needs 24. so i hope what is happening is that i told the web service to use 3DES for key wrapping, but i also need to tell it to use 3DES for secure conversation keys; and that right now it is returning an AES128 key (16 bytes). my original assumption, which i hope is wrong, was that kw-tripledes would be used to wrap 3DES keys only. if that is the case, then it would be helpful for the 'EncryptedKey' element to specify what flavor of session key it was wrapping; especially since the size of the byte arrays for TripleDES and AES192 would be the same ... at 40 bytes.