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  • Web Service - A UW Enterprise Web Service (e.g. Person Web Service, IDCard Web Service, Financial Web Service) that provides data or other services to a Web Application via supported APIs. The Web Service requires secure connections over SSL and also requires relying applications to authenticate themselves to the Web Service with a client certificate.
  • Web Application - Software on a web server that provides functionality to the Application Client Browser client and also relies on a UW Enterprise Web Service to provide data or other services required for the application. The Web Application communicates with Application Clients Browser clients and a Web Service securely over SSL.
  • Browser - The end-user's web browser which is used to interact with the Web Application.

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