Scobal Scobal - 4 months ago 20x
Java Question

Add SoapHeader to

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

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

<credentials xmlns="">


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=\"\">\n +
                        <username>"+username+"</username>\n +
                        <password>"+password"+</password>\n +
                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.