How do you add a SOAPAction header?

To resolve this error, update the default SOAP action with SOAP headers that include empty values.

  1. Start the SoapUI.
  2. Import the WSDL.
  3. Click the Header tab at the bottom of the page.
  4. Click the + button to create a header.
  5. Specify the name of the header to add (for example, SoapAction )

What is SOAPAction in HTTP header?

SOAPAction. The SOAPAction header is a transport protocol header (either HTTP or JMS). It is transmitted with SOAP messages, and provides information about the intention of the web service request, to the service. The WSDL interface for a web service defines the SOAPAction header value used for each operation.

How can add SOAPAction header in C#?

2 Answers

  1. HttpWebRequest request = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest. Create( Your URL );
  2. request. Headers. Add( “SOAPAction”, YOUR SOAP ACTION );

What is the value of SOAPAction header?

The SOAPAction HTTP request header field can be used to indicate the intent of the SOAP HTTP request. The value is a URI identifying the intent. SOAP places no restrictions on the format or specificity of the URI or that it is resolvable. An HTTP client MUST use this header field when issuing a SOAP HTTP Request.

How do I add SOAPAction to my postman?

Setting your request headers

  1. Open the request Headers.
  2. Deselect the Content-Type header Postman added automatically.
  3. Add a new row with Content-Type in the Key field and text/xml in the Value field.
  4. Add a new row for a header with SOAPAction in the Key field and “#MethodName” in the Value field.

Is SOAPAction mandatory?

No. The SOAPAction HTTP header is required by SOAP 1.1 and therefore by the WSA. It can be blank or have a value, but the HTTP header has to be there. Also, take a look at the service’s WSDL, and if it includes “soapAction” then the client must meet the API’s specification.

Is SOAPAction required?

How do I pass a custom header in WCF?


  1. OperationContext. IncomingMessageHeaders Property.
  2. Adding Custom Message Headers to a WCF Service using Inspectors & Behaviors.
  3. WCF Extensibility – Message Inspectors.

How add request in Web service protocol how we can add header?

  1. procedure Main;
  2. begin. WebServices.SampleWebService.ProcessData;
  3. end;
  4. procedure GeneralEvents_OnWebServiceRequest(Sender, Request, Helper, RequestInfo);
  5. begin. Helper.AddHeader(‘UserID’, ‘’, ‘jsmith’); Helper.AddHeader(‘Password’, ‘’, ’25jeL3n’);

Is SOAPAction header mandatory?

How do I hit WSDL from Postman?

Postman Tutorial Part 54 – Testing SOAP API(WSDL) Using Postman

  1. Launch Postman tool.
  2. Enter SOAP API URL in the address field of request builder section.
  3. Enter request body in XML.
  4. Set input values in XML request body.
  5. Set header values for the request.
  6. Hit the “Send” button.