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What are the SOAD Adatpers ?

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Please let me know about the SOAP adapters ?

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SOAP is an XML-based protocol for exchanging information in a decentralized, distributed environment. It was made for Web, a combination of XML and HTTP opens up new options for distributed data exchange and interaction in a loosely coupled web environment. SOAP is a technology that allows XML to move easily over the Web. SOAP does this trough an XML envelope for delivering XML content and specifying a set of rules for services to follow when they receive a SOAP message.

SOAP Message Structure

u2022 SOAP Envelop: The outermost element of SOAP message. The envelope element is the root of the XML document that defines a SOAP message.

u2022 SOAP Header: An optional, yet key element in architecting a distributed system around XML. The header element provides a modular way of directing SOAP servers to do processing before passing the SOAP message on.

u2022 SOAP Body: An element that must appear in a SOAP message. The Body element is where the transported XML is loaded. SOAP makes no assumptions about the kind of XML transport in the body of a SOAP message. XML or it may take the form of remote procedure call.

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Chetan Ahuja

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