Wednesday, 16 November 2016

SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol ) - Understanding


SOAP - Simple Object Access Protocol


  1. Consider a scenario where Application A needs to communicate with Application B
  2. Application A needs to get status of credit card from Application B
  3. In this case, web service will be created on application B
  4. Irrespective of underlying technology, Application A will be able to send SOAP requests containing (Credit card no.) to Application B web service.
  5. Application B web service will process request and generate SOAP response which will be sent to Application A

Refer below diagram :


Below are actual SOAP request and response calls captured in Burpsuite :




























SOAP - Youtube Video

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