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Why WSDL2Java says so?

Pengju Cheng

Joined: Dec 30, 2009
Posts: 2
I'm trying to use Axis1.4 to generate some proxy class to try my luck but I got this error:

[Loaded java.text.MessageFormat$Field from shared objects file] Element myException is referenced but not defined.
at org.apache.axis.wsdl.symbolTable.SymbolTable.checkForUndefined(Symbol
at org.apache.axis.wsdl.symbolTable.SymbolTable.add(
at org.apache.axis.wsdl.symbolTable.SymbolTable.populate(SymbolTable.jav
at org.apache.axis.wsdl.symbolTable.SymbolTable.populate(SymbolTable.jav
at org.apache.axis.wsdl.gen.Parser$
at Source)

However, the wsdl file I have does contain the following part, isn't it the definition?

<xsd:schema targetNamespace="urn:Genus" xmlns:cmi="urn:Genus">
<!-- fault element -->
<xsd:element name="myException">
<xsd:element name="faultcode" type="xsd:string" minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="1" nillable="false"/>
<xsd:element name="faultstring" type="xsd:string" minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="1" nillable="false"/>
<xsd:element name="detail" type="xsd:string" minOccurs="1" maxOccurs="1" nillable="false"/>

Ivan Krizsan
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Joined: Oct 04, 2006
Posts: 2198
It is difficult to tell from your posting, since you have only included a section of the WSDL.
When you define a fault of an operation, you first have to define:
1. The type of the fault message.
This is what you have done in the <wsdl:types> element you have enclosed.
2. The fault message.
This is done in a <wsdl:message> element located AFTER the <wsdl:types> element in your WSDL.

When the above two definitions are in place, you can refer to the MESSAGE from the <wsdl:fault> element of the operation which may respond with the fault.
Do not forget to include the namespace prefix when you refer to the message, if it is not in the default namespace!
Best wishes!
Dan Drillich
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Joined: Jul 09, 2001
Posts: 1183
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