SOAP Request Properties

Applies to ReadyAPI 3.54, last modified on July 23, 2024

SOAP request properties define how ReadyAPI handles specific SOAP requests.

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Option Description
Name The name of the request.
Description An arbitrary text describing the request.
Message Size The size of the request in bytes.
Encoding The type of request data encoding, for example UTF-8 or iso-8859-1.
Endpoint The Resource part of the target URL (including the port number).
The host cannot contain underscores.
Timeout The number of milliseconds to wait for the server response. If no data arrives within the specified time period, the request is considered to fail. If the value is 0 or is not specified, the wait time is infinite.
Bind Address The network interface (an IP address), through which ReadyAPI will send the request.
Follow Redirects Enables handling of redirects.
If true, the request will follow the redirect and return a server message. Otherwise, a redirect message will be returned.
Follow 302 Redirect with GET If true, ReadyAPI uses the GET method for subsequent requests if the response has the 302 Found HTTP code.
Username The basic authorization username.
Password The basic authorization password.
Domain Optional. The basic authorization domain.
Authentication Type The Authorizaiton type used for the request.
WSS-Password Type The password type to use for WSS.
WSS TimeToLive Indicates how long the WSS credentials will be valid.
SSL Keystore Specifies the file storing private keys that are used to authorize ReadyAPI to the server. Only works for HTTPS requests.
Skip SOAP Action If true, excludes the action value from the request header.
Example: Content-Type: application/soap+xml;charset=UTF-8;action="http://myservercom/myoperation".
Enable MTOM If true, enables the MTOM packaging method for attachments.
Force MTOM If true, makes MTOM packaging mandatory for all attachments.
Note: You can use it even if there are no MTOM attachments.
Inline Response Attachments If true, displays raw response data including MIME and MTOM attachments. If false, attachments are shown in the Attachments inspector.
Expand MTOM Attachments If true, MTOM attachments in responses are shown in the response body, and can be validated with assertions. If false, attachments are shown in the Attachments inspector.
Disable Multiparts If true, prevents sending attachments of the same type as multipart attachments.
Encode Attachments If true, ReadyAPI encodes attachments according to the service definition (WSDL). For example hex binary, or base64.
Enable Inline Files If true, file data is inserted into the request message.
Strip Whitespaces If true, ReadyAPI removes comments and extra whitespaces from elements and attributes. Works for request contents in the XML format.
Remove Empty Content If true, ReadyAPI removes empty elements from the request. Works for request contents in the XML format.
Entitize Properties If true, ReadyAPI encodes special characters. For example, HTML symbols like & or > are entitized into & or >.
Disable Property Expansions If true, property expansions in the request are disabled and will be treated as plain text.
Pretty Print If true, ReadyAPI uses line feeds and indentation to display XML data of the response.
Dump File The path to the file where responses will be saved. If empty, responses are discarded.
Max Size The maximum size of responses to be saved. 0 means the entire responses will be saved.
WS-Addressing If true, the request uses WS-Addressing.
WS-Reliable Messaging If true, the request uses WS-Reliable Messaging.

See Also

About Properties
Configuring Requests
SOAP Request Test Step

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