The Java EE 5 Tutorial

Testing the Service without a Client

  1. The Application Server Admin Console allows you to test the methods of a web service endpoint. To test the sayHello method of HelloServiceBean, do the following:Open the Admin Console by opening the following URL in a web browser:

  2. Enter the admin username and password to log in to the Admin Console.

  3. Click Web Services in the left pane of the Admin Console.

  4. Click helloservice.

  5. Click Test.

  6. Under Methods, enter a name as the parameter to the sayHello method.

  7. Click the sayHello button.

    This will take you to the sayHello Method invocation page.

  8. Under Method returned, you’ll see the response from the endpoint.