php and SOAP download operation

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kpridgeon
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php and SOAP download operation

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Can someone please tell me why the SOAP download operation returns an object and not xml?

I am trying to get the response into xml so I can use php's simplexml. I don't want to have to parse the object back to xml. The documentation shows that the downloadResponse should be an xml document.

Thanks for your help.

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Re: php and SOAP download operation

Post by rmeden »

It may have something to with the fact the SOAP stands for "Simple Object Access Protocol". :)

Instead of using the SOAP methods, you can generate the SOAP header by hand and send it via a HTTP PUT and parse the output yourself. This forum lists a sample SOAP request.

Robert

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