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SUMMARY The SOAPam Server Service Definition Wizard creates methods with a single reply IPM definition. This article details the steps necessary to change the Service Definition File (SDF) to handle multiple reply IPMs. MORE INFORMATION Each method ...
SUMMARY This article describes how to access a the Control Panel of a specific SOAP/AM Server running in a server farm. MORE INFORMATION When running multiple SOAP/AM Server process instances using the same TCP/IP process and port to create a 'serve...
SUMMARY This article describes how to initialize IPM data elements without making them Web service method parameters. MORE INFORMATION Sometimes it is desirable to initialize IPM data elements without making them Web service method parameters. SOAP/...
SUMMARY This article describes how to move or copy an existing Virtual File System (VFS) to a new subvolume. MORE INFORMATION A move is essentially a copy to an new location followed by a delete of the original. You copy a VFS by copying all of the ...
SUMMARY Using SSL with SOAP/AM Server requires the installation of an SSL server certificate. This article describes the server certificate verification process and considerations for configuring SSL in SOAP/AM Server. MORE INFORMATION When requesti...
SOAP/AM Server and SOAP/AM Web Service client are completely Guardian based. Neither product requires OSS.
SUMMARY This article describes dynamic logging configuration which is available in SOAP/AM version 2.4 and greater. MORE INFORMATION Prior to version 2.4, log and messagedump settings could not be changed once the Server or Client process was start...
Summary This article describes the step by step process for enabling SSL connections on a SOAP/AM Server instance. More Information Enabling SSL on a A SOAP/AM Server instance requires the following steps: 1) Create a new certificate request by lo...
Summary This article describes how the SOAP/AM Web Service Client process SOAPAMCP manages connections to Web service providers. More Information The SOAPAMCP creates TCP/IP connections on demand, i.e., there will be a connection created for each concu...
SUMMARY This article describes how to access the Virtual File System (VFS) from within various versions of the Windows operating system. MORE INFORMATION The following sections detail step by step instructions on setting up access to the Virtual Fil...
SUMMARY This article describes how to control the location of SOAPAMCP message dump files. MORE INFORMATION When the -messagedump option is supplied to the SOAPAMCP program and the -messagedumpfile and -messagedumpsubvol options are not specified, S...
SUMMARY This article describes the procedure for using the Java keytool to create client certificates for use with SOAP/AM Web Service Client. More Information Use the following procedure to create client certificates for SOAP/AM Web Service Client ...
SUMMARY This article describes the procedure for using OpenSSL to create client certificates for use with SOAP/AM Web Service Client. MORE INFORMATION Use the following procedure to create client certificates for SOAP/AM Web Service Client using Ope...
Summary This article describes how to reduce the disk space used by the VFS Enscribe fileset. More Information SOAP/AM Server maintains all of its operational data in the Virtual File System (VFS). The VFS consists of a collection of Enscribe files loc...
Summary This article describes how to resolve the SOAPAMCP error "The server's security certificate could not be verified" More Information The SSL protocol mandates that when an SSL client connects to a server, the client must validate the Certificate...
Summary This article describes how to resolve the SOAPAMCP error "The SOAP/AM header reserved area has not been initialized to 0." More Information Beginning with SOAP/AM Web Service Client release 2.0 SP4, unused fields in the SOAP/AM request header a...
There may be a circumstance where it is necessary to copy files from one Virtual File System and store them into a second Virtual File System without using the Web folder interface. The VFSMGR utility can be used to accomplish this task. This technique ca...
SUMMARY This article describes how to use VFSMGR to manage SOAP/AM Server HTTP log files. MORE INFORMATION When HTTP logging is enabled in SOAP/AM Server, log files can accumulate over time and if not proactively managed, can eventually consume all sp...
SUMMARY This article describes techniques for scaling SOAPam Server to create a SOAPam Server Farm. MORE INFORMATION A SOAPam Server installation can be easily scaled by running multiple instances of the Server. When running this type of _server farm_...
SUMMARY This article describes the interprocess message (IPM) size limits in SOAP/AM Server. MORE INFORMATION SOAP/AM Server uses the system procedures SERVERCLASS_SEND_ and WRITEREADX to send messages to Pathway and standalone process servers. The ...
SUMMARY This article describes how to handle errors returned from the SOAP/AM Web Service Client process (SOAPAMCP). MORE INFORMATION Every reply from the SOAPAMCP process includes the SOAP/AM reply header followed by user data if the request was su...
By default, SOAPam resolves the DNS name of the service endpoint only once, at startup, and caches the result. (Resolving is the process of querying a Domain Name System server to translate a name like 'myservice.nuwavetech.com' to an IP address like 173....
SUMMARY A number of changes in the Windows 7 WebDAV client can cause connection issues with SOAP/AM Server. This article describes how to troubleshoot those issues. MORE INFORMATION In order to browse the VFS from Windows or any WebDAV client the us...
SUMMARY The following article describes how to manage the encoding and decoding of CDATA sections. Â MORE INFORMATION There are times when XML documents contain CDATA sections. Â The attribute "cdataWrapper" can be added to the element definition in...
SUMMARY This article describes how to alter the character encoding for string fields in SOAP/AM string field definitions. MORE INFORMATION SOAP/AM Server and Client convert IPMs to SOAP messages, and vice-versa, using processes called serializatio...
Summary This article describes how to use DEFINEs in SOAP/AM Server Service Definition Files. More Information All versions of SOAP/AM Server support the use of DEFINE names in the processName attribute of the _server _element in the Service Definition...
Summary If you are having trouble with the SOAPam Client accessing services located on the Internet, the following set of troubleshooting steps can help identify and solve common connectivity issues. More Information The Echotest TACL macro is a simp...
SUMMARY This article describes how to define optional message elements in SOAP/AM Server and SOAP/AM Web Service Client. MORE INFORMATION When defining message elements in a SOAP/AM client or service definition, whether or not an element is optional...
SYMPTOM After changing the diagnostic log configuration for a service, SOAPam Server abends in "SdfLoad" when the service is accessed. CAUSE An issue exists in the Control Panel's Diagnostic Logging configuration page which causes an invalid logging...
  SYMPTOM SOAPAMCP abends while connecting over an SSL connection. This occurs even though there has not been an issue in the past and no local changes have been made. CAUSE SOAPAMCP may abend during the SSL handshake when the server certificate pr...
SYMPTOMS The CDF2DDL utility generates integer types as "TYPE BINARY n" in the DDL source. When the DDL source is compiled for use in SCOBOL or TNS (non-native) COBOL the resulting source code cannot be compiled. CAUSE The default behavior of the DD...
Summary This article describes how to resolve an issue with connecting to the SOAP/AM Server VFS using WebDAV on Windows Vista. More Information There are known issues with the WebDAV support in Windows Vista that prevent it from connecting to the SOAP...
SYMPTOMS When the -log is configured as "-log $vhs event", The server reports error 0002 The operation specified is not allowed on this type of file. CAUSE When logging to a disk or terminal device the log format must be "text". SOLUTION When lo...
SYMPTOMS When starting the SOAPAMCP process using a client certificate the process reports that the certificate could not be loaded due to invalid content or a pass phrase error. The process logs a message such as: YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS NODE.$Y04R SOAPA...
SYMPTOMS When running the command "run VFSMGR -setup" the process reports : Unable to format the VFS, File system error 10 occured while creating file VFS00. CAUSE This problem occurs if the user running the VFSMGR program does not have write acce...
SYMPTOMS After editing a WSDL file locally and then FTPing the file to the NonStop server, the WSDL2CDF utility reports an XML parser error when processing the WSDL file. CAUSE The NonStop FTP server, when transferring in ASCII mode, silently trunca...