Null Elements of a Soap Request Issued From a Web Service Proxy Are Serialized as xsi:nil="1"

(Doc ID 1244774.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle JDeveloper - Version: to - Release: Oracle10g to
Web Services - Version: to   [Release: to AS10gR3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The issue occurs for a JAXRPC web service proxy created in JDeveloper.  The null elements of a SOAP request issued from the proxy are serialized as xsi:nil="1".

<?xml version = '1.0' encoding = 'UTF-8'?>
<env:Envelope xmlns:env="" 
            <ns0:in xsi:nil="1"/>

There are cases where a web service requires the null elements to be serialized to xsi:nil="true" in the SOAP request.


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