Create a data connection using a WSDL file
To create a secure
WSDL data connection, you must know the location of the WSDL file.
You must know the correct authentication credentials (user name
and password or name of digital ID) required to access the WSDL
file and to create the security token that is embedded in the web
service request. You also need to decide whether you will use HTTP/HTTPS
authentication or message-level authentication or both, and which
credentials to accept for each authentication method.
File > New Data Connection.
In the Name New Connection box, type a name for the connection.
name must be one word and no longer than 127 characters. The first character
of the name must be a letter or digit. The remaining characters
can be letters, digits, hyphens (-), underscores, or periods (.).
Select WSDL File and click Next.
In the WSDL File box, type the URL to the WSDL document,
or click Browse to locate and select the document on your computer’s
hard disk. If the WSDL document is stored on a secure server, either
the Authentication Required dialog box or the Select A Digital ID
dialog box is displayed.
Perform one of the following actions:
Authentication dialog box, type the correct user name and password, and
In the Select A Digital ID dialog box, select the correct
digital ID to use as a client certificate, and click OK.
Select the operation to call, and click Next.
on the right displays details for the selected operation. If the selected
operation is not SOAP-encoded or is not doc-literal, a warning appears
in this window and you cannot continue until a you select a supported
(Optional) To set up client authentication for a web service
request, perform one of the following actions:
define HTTP or HTTPS authentication, select Requires HTTP/HTTPS Authentication,
and then optionally select the credentials to accept for verification.
To define SOAP message authentication, select Requires Message
Level Authentication, and then optionally select Accepts User Name