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5276Re: [soaplite] Help!! Formatting SOAP::Header

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  • Eric Bridger
    Mar 16, 2006
      Have not used SOAP::Header much but in order to nest XML elements you
      need to point to a reference.

      SOAP::Header->name('AuthenticationInfo' => \SOAP::Data->value(

      On Thu, 2006-03-16 at 09:08, ravi0508@... wrote:
      > Hello All,
      > First off, I am a SOAP newbie and I am trying to write a perl script (ActivePerl 5.8.7-815) which consumes a web service published by Remedy ARS 6.3.15.
      > Remedy wants the XML to be in the following form:
      > Messaging style = Document-Literal
      > Only support namespaces of 2001 (http://www.w3c.org/2001/XMLSchema)
      > The authentication information must be in the soap header section of the XML in the form of:
      > <AuthenticationInfo>
      > <userName>blahblahblah</userName>
      > <password>blehblehbleh</password>
      > </AuthenticationInfo>
      > When I try to nest the AuthenticationInfo as in the example below:
      > SOAP::Header->name('AuthenticationInfo' => SOAP::Header->value(
      > SOAP::Header->name('userName)->value('blahblahblah'),
      > SOAP::Header->name('password')->value('blehblehbleh')
      > );
      > I see that the XML that is actually passed to Remedy does not include the <AuthenticationInfo> tags, only the <userName> and <password> tags are included in the header section.
      > Below is an example of the XML that is being generated by my perl script (the password is a blank password):
      > ?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
      > <SOAP-ENV:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:SOAP-ENC="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/encoding/" xmlns:SOAP-ENV="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" SOAP-ENV:encodingStyle="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/encoding/"
      > >
      > <SOAP-ENV:Header
      > >
      > <userName xsi:type="xsd:string"
      > >blahblahblah</userName>
      > <password xsi:type="xsd:string"/></SOAP-ENV:Header>
      > <SOAP-ENV:Body
      > >
      > <OpGet xmlns=""
      > >
      > <Request_ID xsi:type="xsd:int"
      > >000000000000045</Request_ID></OpGet></SOAP-ENV:Body></SOAP-ENV:Envelope>
      > Does anyone know why the AuthenticationInfo tags in the header are getting stripped out? Is the above XML in Document-Literal style? If it is not, does anyone know how to force it to be document literal? And could that be the reason why the AuthenticationInfo tags are being stripped?
      > I am using SOAP::Lite version 0.55 which comes with ActivePerl version 5.8.7-815.
      > Thank you all,
      > Ravi
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