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Encoding SOAP request - Apache Axis

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Hi,

I have a SOAP server developed in Apache Axis 1.4 and deployed Apache Tomcat.
I am getting SOAP requests in third party in encoded format.
That is "<" being encoded to "&lt;" and ">" to "&gt;".
As a result, I was unable to parse the SOAP XML.
I would like to know how to encode and decode tags.
And also how to encode & decode Data.

Thanks.
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How are you trying to parse the SOAP Request? can you provide those details?
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I am saving the SOAP body as XML, and then parsing using dom4J.

But I want to know the encoding mechanism for data encoding.
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by:Siva Prasanna Kumar
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Sandeep your web service may or may not be actually returning &lt; in the SOAP message, are you getting the soap message starting with &lt;envelope&gt; ???

or only the xml message inside it has that kind of &lt; encodings, if its only the message then you need to handle this separately. if not then show the code of how you are trying to parse I can help better thanks.
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Only The soap body is getting encoded.
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then its nothing to do with encoding your web service itself is returning the actual message with &lt; kind of tags.
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I would like to know how can I encode the data while sending SOAP request (Not the tags)
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Sandeep if you don't provide any code of how you are making the request or how you are handling the response there is nothing much I can help.
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No answer at all . Rubbish.
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@BeWhereWhen
if u are facing some problem, ask a new question don't comment on a closed question, In case of sundeep the web service it self was sending < as part of the message.
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