Processing a SOAP Message : SOAP « Web Services SOA « Java Tutorial


import javax.xml.namespace.QName;
import javax.xml.soap.MessageFactory;
import javax.xml.soap.SOAPBody;
import javax.xml.soap.SOAPBodyElement;
import javax.xml.soap.SOAPConnection;
import javax.xml.soap.SOAPConnectionFactory;
import javax.xml.soap.SOAPMessage;

public class SOAPResponse {
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    try {
      SOAPConnectionFactory sfc = SOAPConnectionFactory.newInstance();
      SOAPConnection connection = sfc.createConnection();

      MessageFactory mf = MessageFactory.newInstance();
      SOAPMessage sm = mf.createMessage();
      QName bodyName = new QName("", "GetQuote", "d");
      URL endpoint = new URL("");
      SOAPMessage response =, endpoint);

      SOAPBody sb = response.getSOAPBody();
      java.util.Iterator iterator = sb.getChildElements(bodyName);
      while (iterator.hasNext()) {
        SOAPBodyElement bodyElement = (SOAPBodyElement);
        String val = bodyElement.getValue();
        System.out.println("The Value is:" + val);
    } catch (Exception ex) {

26.2.1.Create SOAP message
26.2.2.Generate DOM with SOAP message
26.2.3.Output SOAP message with XML transformer
26.2.4.Generate DSA key pair
26.2.5.Use DSA key pair to generate XML Signature
26.2.6.Sign SOAP message
26.2.7.Call google web service and deal with the return with SOAPMessage
26.2.8.Sending a SOAP Message
26.2.9.Processing a SOAP Message