Scobal Scobal - 5 months ago 32
Java Question

Add SoapHeader to org.springframework.ws.WebServiceMessage

How can I add an object into the soap header of a

org.springframework.ws.WebServiceMessage


This is the structure I'm looking to end up with:

<soap:Header>
<credentials xmlns="http://example.com/auth">
<username>username</username>
<password>password</password>
</credentials>
</soap:Header>

Answer

Basically, you need to use a WebServiceMessageCallback in your client to modify the message after its creation but before it is sent. To rest of the code has been described pretty accurately by @skaffman so the whole stuff might look like this:

public void marshalWithSoapActionHeader(MyObject o) {

    webServiceTemplate.marshalSendAndReceive(o, new WebServiceMessageCallback() {

        public void doWithMessage(WebServiceMessage message) {
            try {
                SoapMessage soapMessage = (SoapMessage)message;
                SoapHeader header = soapMessage.getSoapHeader();
                StringSource headerSource = new StringSource("<credentials xmlns=\"http://example.com/auth\">\n +
                        <username>"+username+"</username>\n +
                        <password>"+password"+</password>\n +
                        </credentials>");
                Transformer transformer = TransformerFactory.newInstance().newTransformer();
                transformer.transform(headerSource, header.getResult());
            } catch (Exception e) {
                // exception handling
            }
        }
    });
}

Personally, I find that Spring-WS sucks hard for such a basic need, they should fix SWS-479.

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