Re: Sun JAX-RPC client against Axis JAX-RPC web service - problem with HttpSession

From: Doug Kohlert <Doug.Kohlert_at_Sun.COM>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 07:25:28 -0700

Does a PERL client work with a JAX-RPC server?

Merten Schumann wrote:

>I think questions regarding maintaining HTTP sessions are too much out
>there, anyway, I could not find any detailed information about how
>things are in Axis 1.2 (server) and JAX-RPC (client) ... Asked in Axis
>mailing list first but got no response there ...
>My problem is as simple as this: I've got a JAX-RPC web service up and
>running smoothly in Axis (I do use the approach "add Axis to your web
>app", if this is of interest). I do deploy my service with scope=session
>(I even tried application). My clients (Sun JAX-RPC, PHP, Perl ...) work
>fine so far (with the Axis global configuration switch dotNetSoapEncFix
>set to true BTW).
>Now I tried for some reason to use javax.servlet.http.HttpSession. I
>think I did the required steps in the server side: implement
>javax.xml.rpc.server.ServiceLifecycle, store in init() (get's called, as
>expected) the javax.xml.rpc.server.ServletEndpointContext and call
>context.getHttpSession(). In the client, I do
>Well, and it does not work. :-( In the web service server side, I can
>see that each time I do call context.getHttpSession() another object
>get's returned.
>So, I guess the exchange of cookies is not working correctly between
>Axis 1.2 and Sun JAX-RPC (from J2EE 1.4) ... Anyone else experiencing
>this issue? Or anyone has got this combination running without problems?
>Anyone has a solution?
>My Perl (SOAP::Lite) client works fine against Axis when cookie support
>is enabled! So, who's wrong here, Apache or Sun? :-)
>Thanx alot
> Merten
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 - Doug