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org.xml.sax.SAXParseException

 
Sridhar Sreenivasan
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Hi,
Am new to web services and was able to make a simple web service that returned a string back work. Am implementing the web service in Java, running tomcat,using Axis. Then I wanted to return an object instead of a simple data type. I was able to create the wsdl files and the supporting classes. I created the jar and successfully deployed them too. When I invoke the service through a client program following is the message I get:
org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: The root element is required in a well-formed document.
Any thoughts on how to fix it?
Sridhar.
 
Sridhar Sreenivasan
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If anyone is actuallu looking into it,please stop as I've figured it myself and it is working now.Thanks for those who were trying to figure it out.
Sridhar.
 
kali kali
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Sridhar,
Do you remember how you fixed this, because Im facing same problem.
Thanks in advance,
Kali
 
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org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: The root element is required in a well-formed document.


This means that the start of the character stream fed to the parser was not formatted as an XML document - there are many possible causes. For example the server may be sending an error message in plain text.

I suggest using TCPMON or similar tool to look at the actual message content - that should give you a clue.

Bill
 
uj joshi
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Hey Sridhar! Could you please help me to solve the similar type of issue. Actually I am facing the same issue.
 
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