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Chapter 4: Web Services Administration

Web services collection administration

A Web services collection is a logical group of Web services contained in a folder. You can manage collections only for the Web services server to which you are connected. When you deploy a Web service to a server, it is placed in a Web service collection. The default Web service collection is “ws.”

StepsImporting a Web service collection

You can import a Web service collection into the Web services development tool from a WAR file.

  1. Right-click the Web services icon and then select Import.

  2. Enter, or browse for the Web service collection you are importing.

  3. Click OK. The Web service collection is imported.

StepsExporting a Web services collection

You can export a Web service collection and all the Web services it contains to a WAR file.

  1. Expand the Web Services icon.

  2. Right-click the Web service collection you are exporting and select Export Collection.

  3. Enter the file name and location to which you are exporting the Web services collection.

  4. Click OK. The Web services collection is exported. You can now import the Web services collection WAR file into other servers.

StepsRefreshing a Web services collection

If you make changes to a Web service collection, for example if you deploy a Web service to a Web service collection, refresh the collection so you can see the most current changes.

  1. Highlight the server to which the Web service collection belongs.

  2. Right-click the Web service collection, then select Refresh.

StepsDeleting a Web services collection

  1. Highlight the server to which the Web service collection belongs.

  2. Right-click the Web service collection and then select Delete.

Table 4-2 describes the Web services collection properties.

Table 4-2: Web service collection properties

Property

Description

Name

The name of the Web services collection.

Description

A description of the Web services collection.





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