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From Eran Chinthaka <>
Subject Re: [Axis2] Is there a way to send and get back custom headers in Axis2
Date Wed, 14 Sep 2005 10:14:41 GMT
Hi Jaya,

jayachandra wrote:

> (I think I'm reviving a related dead debate)
> Hi all,
> Currently can Axis2 support accepting and returning back a set of 
> custom headers that user wishes to send to the application on the 
> server side and expect them to be returned back.
> All I see is, client api methods only accept just the contents of body 
> and send then to the server after attaching some standard addressing 
> hdrs etc.

Are you sure ? There should be a method in the Call class which accepts 
a SOAPEnvelope. (See and

And the best way to relay some information through the server is to add 
them as reference parameters of the replyTo EPR (When you use 
addressing). So add whatever stuff you want to come back to as reference 
parameters in the replyTo EPR and send. You will get them as SOAP 
Headers in the response message.

Thilina complained this is not working for him. I will fix it, if its 


-- EC

> However accepting an envelope (headers + body) would be the expected 
> way of functioning, isn't it?
> Or is this already supported or can be worked around by some way?
> Please clarify!
> Thank you
> Jayachandra
> -- 
> -- Jaya

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