Re: can i include pathinfo when hitting a service?

From: Gøran F. Breivik <>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 09:34:56 +0100

Have you tried to pass the extra info as form data?


I guess that's one possibility.

But then again, why would you want to pass arguments in the URL?
Couldn't you just put the "extra" information into the SOAP message?

jeff wrote:
> we have a webservice where we intend to pass extra information as
> pathinfo. we use a filter in front of the jaxrpc servlet to put the
> http objects (req, res) into thread local space so we can access them in
> the webservice code.
> if i hit the web service w/o pathinfo, it works fine:
> /foo/bar
> but if i hit
> /foo/bar/X
> i get the following error from the client:
> Exception in thread "main" javax.xml.rpc.soap.SOAPFaultException:
> Missing port information
> at
> com.sun.xml.rpc.client.StreamingSender._raiseFault(
> at
> com.sun.xml.rpc.client.StreamingSender._send(
> at
> com.sun.portal.wsrp.common.stubs.WSRP_v1_ServiceDescription_PortType_Stub.getServiceDescription(
> ... etc ...
> on the web container console, i see:
> ERROR server.http - no endpoint specified
> if i hit /far/bar/X in the browser, i get a nothing back, but no errors
> (/foo/bar/ reports the web service status as always).
> is it possible for me to utilize pathinfo in this manner?
> thanks.

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