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Inventory Endpoint

Inventory Endpoint is the name of a design pattern authored by Thomas Erl and published as part of the SOA Design Patterns catalog. Within the catalog this pattern is further categorized as one of the Inventory Implementation Patterns.

The icon used to identify Inventory Endpoint is:

The requirements statement for Inventory Endpoint is:

How can a service inventory be shielded from external access while still offering service capabilities to external consumers?

The pattern was first printed in the SOA Design Patterns book and a summarized version of this pattern is published at the SOA Patterns community patterns site at the following location:

SOA Pattern > Inventory Endpoint

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