Testing the proxy service through soapUI

In the previous recipe, we used the OSB console for testing the proxy service. This is ok to just quickly see, if the service is working. But for automatic and repeatable tests, the OSB console is not the right tool.

One advantage of using standards such as the web service standard and the SOAP-based web services is the fact that we can mix and match products from different vendors. The web service standards are vendor-neutral.

Especially for testing web services, there exists a lot of specialized products from different vendors. soapUI is such a specialized tool, which offers both a free as well as a pro version. The free version supports the testing web services with a lot of convenient functionalities. ...

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