Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.xml.ws.handler
Interface Handler<C extends MessageContext>

All Known Subinterfaces:
LogicalHandler<C>, SOAPHandler<T>

public interface Handler<C extends MessageContext>

The Handler interface is the base interface for JAX-WS handlers.

Since:
JAX-WS 2.0

Method Summary
 void close(MessageContext context)
          Called at the conclusion of a message exchange pattern just prior to the JAX-WS runtime disptaching a message, fault or exception.
 boolean handleFault(C context)
          The handleFault method is invoked for fault message processing.
 boolean handleMessage(C context)
          The handleMessage method is invoked for normal processing of inbound and outbound messages.
 

Method Detail

handleMessage

boolean handleMessage(C context)
The handleMessage method is invoked for normal processing of inbound and outbound messages. Refer to the description of the handler framework in the JAX-WS specification for full details.

Parameters:
context - the message context.
Returns:
An indication of whether handler processing should continue for the current message
  • Return true to continue processing.
  • Return false to block processing.
Throws:
RuntimeException - Causes the JAX-WS runtime to cease handler processing and generate a fault.
ProtocolException - Causes the JAX-WS runtime to switch to fault message processing.

handleFault

boolean handleFault(C context)
The handleFault method is invoked for fault message processing. Refer to the description of the handler framework in the JAX-WS specification for full details.

Parameters:
context - the message context
Returns:
An indication of whether handler fault processing should continue for the current message
  • Return true to continue processing.
  • Return false to block processing.
Throws:
RuntimeException - Causes the JAX-WS runtime to cease handler fault processing and dispatch the fault.
ProtocolException - Causes the JAX-WS runtime to cease handler fault processing and dispatch the fault.

close

void close(MessageContext context)
Called at the conclusion of a message exchange pattern just prior to the JAX-WS runtime disptaching a message, fault or exception. Refer to the description of the handler framework in the JAX-WS specification for full details.

Parameters:
context - the message context

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

Submit a bug or feature
For further API reference and developer documentation, see Java SE Developer Documentation. That documentation contains more detailed, developer-targeted descriptions, with conceptual overviews, definitions of terms, workarounds, and working code examples.

Copyright © 1993, 2011, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.

Scripting on this page tracks web page traffic, but does not change the content in any way.