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abstract public class: SOAPConnection [javadoc | source]
A point-to-point connection that a client can use for sending messages directly to a remote party (represented by a URL, for instance).

The SOAPConnection class is optional. Some implementations may not implement this interface in which case the call to SOAPConnectionFactory.newInstance() (see below) will throw an UnsupportedOperationException.

A client can obtain a SOAPConnection object using a SOAPConnectionFactory object as in the following example:

     SOAPConnectionFactory factory = SOAPConnectionFactory.newInstance();
     SOAPConnection con = factory.createConnection();
A SOAPConnection object can be used to send messages directly to a URL following the request/response paradigm. That is, messages are sent using the method call, which sends the message and then waits until it gets a reply.
Method from javax.xml.soap.SOAPConnection Summary:
call,   close,   get
Methods from java.lang.Object:
clone,   equals,   finalize,   getClass,   hashCode,   notify,   notifyAll,   toString,   wait,   wait,   wait
Method from javax.xml.soap.SOAPConnection Detail:
 abstract public SOAPMessage call(SOAPMessage request,
    Object to) throws SOAPException
    Sends the given message to the specified endpoint and blocks until it has returned the response.
 abstract public  void close() throws SOAPException
    Closes this SOAPConnection object.
 public SOAPMessage get(Object to) throws SOAPException 
    Gets a message from a specific endpoint and blocks until it receives,