The SOAP binding component (also known as the HTTP binding component) allows JBI messages to be sent and received using SOAP over HTTP and HTTPS. The component supports RPC Literal, RPC Encoded, and Document Literal encoding schemes.
The component can act as a consumer providing HTTP SOAP 1.1 Services externally. This is achieved by using the embedded Grizzly HTTP connector.
The component can also act as a provider and in this situation is capable of invoking external web services. The WSDL Editor within NetBeans provides support for editing the WSDL bindings and allows the address of remote SOAP servers to be specified.
In situations where the JBI container is running inside a firewall, the SOAP binding component can be ...