Alternatively, one can use a ChainingMetadataProvider, which combines Increasingly, the dynamic providers (
DynamicHTTPMetadataProvider) are used in lieu of the reloading providers (
FileBackedHTTPMetadataProvider). See the MetadataManagementBestPractices topic for use cases and recommendations.
The ChainingMetadataProvider is often used to combine two or more metadata sources. The metadata-providers.xml file that ships with the software declares such a chain "wrapper" by default.