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How to check if a Web service is reachable

  • First of all make sure that the providing system is up and running.

then

  • Check by WSDL
    • Log on to the WS Navigator as a system administrator (http://host:port/wsnavigator).
    • Search for Service Interfaces by WSDL.
    • Copy the WSDL URL into the input box & click 'Next'.
    • Select the correct operation & click 'Next'.
    • Specify the input parameters & click 'Next'.
    • Optional: Specify correct credentials if prompted for.
    • Check if the result is returned correctly or if some error messages were supplied by the back end.

For 7.11 one could also

  • Check by Logical Destination:
    • Log on to the WS Navigator as a system administrator (http://host:port/wsnavigator).
    • Search for Service Interfaces by Logical Destination (the one used in the Automated Activity).
    • Select the correct one & hit 'Next'.
    • Select the correct operation & hit 'Next'.
    • Specify the input parameters & hit 'Next'.
    • Optional: Specify correct credentials if prompted for.
    • Check if the result is returned correctly or if some error messages were supplied by the back end.