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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 2, 2009

xsd validation for soap requests/responses

We are developing client applications for web services and we would like to do xsd validation on the soap messages (requests and responses) when executing our clients on the WebSphere Test Environment 6.1 (+ Web Services Feature Pack 6.1.0.13) embedded in RSA v7.0.0.5 : cf. http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/forums/message.jspa?messageID=14241434.

We would like to have this xsd validation feature on the "TCP/IP Monitor" view of the debug perspective in RSA (something similar to the WS-I validation icon on this view).

Idea Priority High
Use Case
We can imagine 2 cases : Use case 1 ("Post validation") : check if the soap requests and responses recorded by the monitor are conform to the XML schemas (based on the WSDL). Scenario : 1. Configure and activate the TCP monitor 2. Test the webservices while recording the request/response messages 3. Validate the selected messages, based on the wsdl --> messages in error are displayed in red with the error explanation. Use case 2 ("validation on the fly") : Scenario : 1. Configure the TCP monitor in order to accept only messages which are conform to the XML schemas 2. Test the webservices : messages which are not conform to xsd are rejected by the monitor.
RFE ID 3368
RFE URL
RFE Product Rational Software Architect
  • Guest
    Sep 24, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Application Platform
    Product - Software Architect

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Design & development
    Product - Software Architect

  • Guest
    Nov 27, 2009

    This is an interesting suggestion. We will consider this enhancement for a future release.