SOAP webservices stateful?

gudii9 used Ask the Experts™
Are SOAP web services are state-full

I read REST ones are stateless

Please advise
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Top Expert 2016
like everything else on the web they are stateless
Shaun VermaakSenior Consultant
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Soap and REST web services are stateless by default.

You can certainly make it state-full but that would make it more difficult to create distributed applications

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