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How to parse SOAP headers inside an Endpoint method using Springs

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I am using Springs 3. I have a method in an Endpoint class which handles the web service request. The method is annotated with @Action to make it asynchronous. The SOAP request header contains some information (like UUID, Reply Address, etc). I need to be able to access these header information from inside this method.

The Spring WS MessageContext as well as the Apache axis MessageContext seems to be empty, so I am not able to use it inside the method to derive the SOAP header.

posted Sep 19, 2013 by Ranjeeth K Rao

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With @Action and Reply Address - i am assuming that it is WS-Addressing parameters. Not sure how you got the MessageContext to be null. I had once was in a similar situation earlier (but was not able to access the MessageContext from the Endpoint method).

I followed the steps mentioned in this website http://www.ogrigas.eu/spring/2009/11/access-spring-ws-messagecontext-from-anywhere

Once MessageContext is retrieved (hopefully not null), the said parameters can be easily accessed by something like this

SoapMessage sm = (SoapMessage) mc.getRequest();
Iterator<SoapHeaderElement> iter = sm.getEnvelope().getHeader().examineAllHeaderElements();
        while (iter.hasNext()) {
            SoapHeaderElement she = iter.next();
            log.info("\n"+she.getName().getLocalPart()+ " - "+she.getText());   
        }
answer Sep 20, 2013 by anonymous
Thanks for the reply. I dropped by to post the same link and it was just there. :)
Thanks anyways!!
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