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Stefano Farella
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Hi to all!

I’m developing a MIDP application (with Netbeans 6.5) that should be use https web services (I’m using Tomcat 6). The MIDP application and the web server are in two different computers. The MIDP application works well if I use the http connection (I can retrieve the wsdl and generate stubs automatically from the “Java ME Web Service Client Information” form). To automatically retrieve the wsdl configuration I use the following address and all works well.

When I try to retrieve wsdl from https I use but the Netbeans utility shows me the following error: “Download file, I/O exception: HTTPS hostname wrong: should be <> (Check the proxy settings)."

I do not use a proxy.
I try to use both 8443 and 443 port in the server.xml tomcat file in order to configure tomcat to use correctly the https connections.
In Explorer everything works well: I can see the services list both in http and https. Note that in the https connection I must confirm the certificate exception (generated with keytool). Shall I install the certificate on the client? If so, how can I do it?

Any suggestion will be appreciate.

Thanks in advance.


P.S.: this is my actual Tomcat server.xml file:

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>


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<!-- Note: A "Server" is not itself a "Container", so you may not

define subcomponents such as "Valves" at this level.

Documentation at /docs/config/server.html


<Server port="8005" shutdown="SHUTDOWN">

<!--APR library loader. Documentation at /docs/apr.html -->

<Listener className="org.apache.catalina.core.AprLifecycleListener" SSLEngine="on" />

<!--Initialize Jasper prior to webapps are loaded. Documentation at /docs/jasper-howto.html -->

<Listener className="org.apache.catalina.core.JasperListener" />

<!-- JMX Support for the Tomcat server. Documentation at /docs/non-existent.html -->

<Listener className="org.apache.catalina.mbeans.ServerLifecycleListener" />

<Listener className="org.apache.catalina.mbeans.GlobalResourcesLifecycleListener" />

<!-- Global JNDI resources

Documentation at /docs/jndi-resources-howto.html



<!-- Editable user database that can also be used by

UserDatabaseRealm to authenticate users


<Resource name="UserDatabase" auth="Container"


description="User database that can be updated and saved"


pathname="conf/tomcat-users.xml" />


<!-- A "Service" is a collection of one or more "Connectors" that share

a single "Container" Note: A "Service" is not itself a "Container",

so you may not define subcomponents such as "Valves" at this level.

Documentation at /docs/config/service.html


<Service name="Catalina">

<!--The connectors can use a shared executor, you can define one or more named thread pools-->


<Executor name="tomcatThreadPool" namePrefix="catalina-exec-"

maxThreads="150" minSpareThreads="4"/>


<!-- A "Connector" represents an endpoint by which requests are received

and responses are returned. Documentation at :

Java HTTP Connector: /docs/config/http.html (blocking & non-blocking)

Java AJP Connector: /docs/config/ajp.html

APR (HTTP/AJP) Connector: /docs/apr.html

Define a non-SSL HTTP/1.1 Connector on port 8080


<Connector port="8080" protocol="HTTP/1.1"


redirectPort="443" />

<!-- A "Connector" using the shared thread pool-->


<Connector executor="tomcatThreadPool"

port="8080" protocol="HTTP/1.1"


redirectPort="443" />


<!-- Define a SSL HTTP/1.1 Connector on port 443

This connector uses the JSSE configuration, when using APR, the

connector should be using the OpenSSL style configuration

described in the APR documentation -->

<Connector protocol="org.apache.coyote.http11.Http11Protocol"

port="443" minSpareThreads="5" maxSpareThreads="75"

enableLookups="true" disableUploadTimeout="true"

acceptCount="100" maxThreads="200"

scheme="https" secure="true" SSLEnabled="true"

keystoreFile="C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 6.0\conf\.keystore" keystorePass="mypassword"

clientAuth="false" sslProtocol="TLS"/>

<!-- Define an AJP 1.3 Connector on port 8009 -->

<Connector port="8009" protocol="AJP/1.3" redirectPort="443" />

<!-- An Engine represents the entry point (within Catalina) that processes

every request. The Engine implementation for Tomcat stand alone

analyzes the HTTP headers included with the request, and passes them

on to the appropriate Host (virtual host).

Documentation at /docs/config/engine.html -->

<!-- You should set jvmRoute to support load-balancing via AJP ie :

<Engine name="Standalone" defaultHost="localhost" jvmRoute="jvm1">


<Engine name="Catalina" defaultHost="localhost">

<!--For clustering, please take a look at documentation at:

/docs/cluster-howto.html (simple how to)

/docs/config/cluster.html (reference documentation) -->


<Cluster className="org.apache.catalina.ha.tcp.SimpleTcpCluster"/>


<!-- The request dumper valve dumps useful debugging information about

the request and response data received and sent by Tomcat.

Documentation at: /docs/config/valve.html -->


<Valve className="org.apache.catalina.valves.RequestDumperValve"/>


<!-- This Realm uses the UserDatabase configured in the global JNDI

resources under the key "UserDatabase". Any edits

that are performed against this UserDatabase are immediately

available for use by the Realm. -->

<Realm className="org.apache.catalina.realm.UserDatabaseRealm"


<!-- Define the default virtual host

Note: XML Schema validation will not work with Xerces 2.2.


<Host name="localhost" appBase="webapps"

unpackWARs="true" autoDeploy="true"

xmlValidation="false" xmlNamespaceAware="false"


<!-- SingleSignOn valve, share authentication between web applications

Documentation at: /docs/config/valve.html -->


<Valve className="org.apache.catalina.authenticator.SingleSignOn" />


<!-- Access log processes all example.

Documentation at: /docs/config/valve.html -->


<Valve className="org.apache.catalina.valves.AccessLogValve" directory="logs"

prefix="localhost_access_log." suffix=".txt" pattern="common" resolveHosts="false"/>






Peer Reynders
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Download the WSDL and ALL the files (WSDL,XSD) referenced by the WSDL (and referenced by its dependecies) with the browser and store them locally. Then run the code generation against the local copies (usually this requires that you supply all of the files at the same time in order to avoid it going out on the network).
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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