[ic] Weird problem: SOAP requests handled by page servers

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Fri Oct 15 10:04:04 UTC 2010

On 09/17/2010 08:33 PM, Jon Jensen wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Sep 2010, Stefan Hornburg (Racke) wrote:
>> I'm facing a weird problem with Interchange handling SOAP requests on
>> a particular server.
>> Instead of passing the SOAP requests to a SOAP process they end up at
>> being handled by the page servers. They of course choke on the SOAP
>> requests and don't return anything useful. This setup on the server
>> has worked for years and just recently turned bad. Restarting
>> Interchange didn't help.
>> I'm not aware of any recent changes which might have caused this
>> problem, but it is of course very unlikely that Interchange is doing
>> that without any particular reason.
>> Anyone has an idea how to debug this?
> Wow, that sounds crazy, Stefan. Sorry to hear it.
> The only thing I can think of to debug it is the usual: Tons of debug
> logging (with timestamps!) during the request dispatch cycle in
> Vend::Server and Vend::Dispatch, so that hopefully when it happens again
> you'll have more clues to sift through.

Finally I found that somehow the port number (7780) for the SOAP server
vanished from the corresponding WSDL file. Adding that back of course
fixed this problem.

/me looking for big brown paper bags ...


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