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firstworldchild firstworldchild is offline
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Default Internal Error?

Hi Guys

Im using soap::lite for perl and have finally been able to generate the following soap request:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<login xmlns="">
<locationId xmlns="">0</locationId>
<password xmlns="">password</password>
<productId xmlns="">82</productId>
<username xmlns="">username</username>
<vendorSoftwareId xmlns="">0</vendorSoftwareId>

i get the following error when the request is posted to:

Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 21:37:55 GMT
Content-Length: 1595
Content-Type: text/html;charset=utf-8
Client-Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 21:37:56 GMT
Client-Response-Num: 1
Client-SSL-Cert-Issuer: /C=US/O=VeriSign, Inc./OU=VeriSign Trust Network/OU=Terms of use at (c)09/CN=VeriSign Class 3 Secure Server CA - G2
Client-SSL-Cert-Subject: /C=GB/ST=London/L=London/O=The Sporting Exchange Ltd/OU=IS/OU=Terms of use at (c)05/CN=*
Client-SSL-Cipher: RC4-MD5
Client-SSL-Warning: Peer certificate not verified
Cneonction: close
Title: Apache Tomcat/5.5.28 - Error report

<html><head><title>Apache Tomcat/5.5.28 - Error report</title><style><!--H1 {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;color:white;background-color:#525D76;font-size:22px;} H2 {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;color:white;background-color:#525D76;font-size:16px;} H3 {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;color:white;background-color:#525D76;font-size:14px;} BODY {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;color:black;background-color:white;} B {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;color:white;background-color:#525D76;} P {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;background:white;color:black;font-size:12px;}A {color : black;} {color : black;}HR {color : #525D76;}--></style> </head><body><h1>HTTP Status 500 - </h1><HR size="1" noshade="noshade"><p><b>type</b> Exception report</p><p><b>message</b> <u></u></p><p><b>description</b> <u>The server encountered an internal error () that prevented it from fulfilling this request.</u></p><p><b>exception</b> <pre>java.lang.IllegalStateException
org.apache.catalina.connector.ResponseFacade.sendE rror(
electric.servlet.httpget.HTTPGetServlet.service(Un known Source)
javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet .java:810)
electric.server.http.ServletServer.service(Unknown Source)
javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet .java:810)
org.jboss.web.tomcat.filters.ReplyHeaderFilter.doF ilter(
</pre></p><p><b>note</b> <u>The full stack trace of the root cause is available in the Apache Tomcat/5.5.28 logs.</u></p><HR size="1" noshade="noshade"><h3>Apache Tomcat/5.5.28</h3></body></html>
500 Internal Server Error at line 11

Any suggestions?
anonymouse anonymouse is offline

I don't know much about soap but I'm pretty sure you shouldn't be posting to Maybe it should be
firstworldchild firstworldchild is offline
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lemme check my code - thanks for pointing that out, i hope i haven't put in .wsdl lol!
MarkL MarkL is offline
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I spent a bit of time trying to get SOAP::Lite to work with our API and couldn't. Have you had any luck?
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