Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.jws
Annotation Type WebMethod


@Retention(value=RUNTIME)
@Target(value=METHOD)
public @interface WebMethod

Customizes a method that is exposed as a Web Service operation. The associated method must be public and its parameters return value, and exceptions must follow the rules defined in JAX-RPC 1.1, section 5. The method is not required to throw java.rmi.RemoteException.


Optional Element Summary
 String action
          The action for this operation.
 boolean exclude
          Marks a method to NOT be exposed as a web method.
 String operationName
          Name of the wsdl:operation matching this method.
 

operationName

public abstract String operationName
Name of the wsdl:operation matching this method.

Default:
""

action

public abstract String action
The action for this operation.

For SOAP bindings, this determines the value of the soap action.

Default:
""

exclude

public abstract boolean exclude
Marks a method to NOT be exposed as a web method.

Used to stop an inherited method from being exposed as part of this web service. If this element is specified, other elements MUST NOT be specified for the @WebMethod.

This member-value is not allowed on endpoint interfaces.

Since:
2.0
Default:
false

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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