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From Daniel Kulp <>
Subject Re: Downward compatible WSDL?
Date Fri, 06 Apr 2012 13:52:31 GMT
On Friday, April 06, 2012 11:43:50 AM Biest wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a universal Web Service that starts with 3 offered Services.
> I am using the Buttom Up way to generate the Web Service Server from my
> Java Class. The corresponding Client is generated from the WSDL file.
> Over time there will be some more offered Services. Lets say there are 5
> offered Services now. So the WSDL also changed over time. And that leads
> me to my actual problem:
> The new Server with my 5 Services is not downward compatible. If I want
> to connect with my "old" (3 Services) client the following Exception
> occurs:
> Caused by: The Endpoint validation
> failed to validate due to the following errors:  :: Invalid Endpoint
> Interface ::  :: The operation names in the WSDL portType do not match
> the method names in the SEI or Web service implementation class.

I believe you aren't using CXF on the client.   This is an error message 
from the RI.   With CXF, I think we admit a about these, but will 
continue and allow you to use the operations that it WAS able to match.


> Updating all the clients is not always an option. Is there any way
> despite changes to the server to remain downward compatible with the
> clients?
> Greetings,
> Mirco
Daniel Kulp -
Talend Community Coder -

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