WSDL SOAP Analyzer
After defining the descriptor, you can
verify whether the defined messages are accepted by the Web Services server. oXygen
provides two ways of testing, one for the currently edited WSDL file and another for the
remote WSDL files that are published on a web server.
Analyzing and Testing WSDL Files
Testing of a WSDL file is straight-forward. You just have to click on the WSDL
analyzer button, then select the service, port, and operation. The editor will
generate the skeleton for the request. You can edit the request, eventually attach
files to it, and send it to the server. You can see the server's response in the
The analyzer dialog box is docked in the editor
user interface. You can move it wherever you consider it to be most useful. The
requests are associated with the port numbers, so if you change the port, the request
for that port is set in the analyzer. You can pretty-print both the request and the
response by using an action from the contextual menu.
Saving WSDL SOAP Requests
Once defined, a request derived from a Web Service descriptor can be save and
re-used later. This will allow you to save time when configuring the URLs and
Open Web Service Call Results in the Editor
You can choose to open the results of a web service call in the editor and then
save it or process it further.
The UDDI Registry Browser
Using the UDDI Registry Browser, you can browse UDDI registries and search for
published Web services.