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1849044 - ESI - How to change the soap address location of an ABAP web service


A Web Service definition and a corresponding runtime configuration (Endpoint) has been created in transaction SOAMANAGER. However, a different <protocol>://<host>:<port> is required than the generated one. For example when the path should point to the loadbalancer, instead of the current application server.

  • Within the WSDL file, at the bottom end of the file, the protocol/host/port value should be different within the <soap:address location="<host>:<port>/sap/bc..."> part.

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  • ABAP Web Services
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP NetWeaver Application Server for SAP S/4HANA
  • ABAP PLATFORM - Application Server ABAP


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Web Application Server for SAP S/4HANA all versions


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