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HK293 – Deploying NonStop SOAP 4


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Oct 20 - Oct 22, 2021
09:00 - 17:00

Nov 24 - Nov 26, 2021
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Dec 20 - Dec 22, 2021
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Jan 25 - Jan 27, 2022
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  Feb 21 - Feb 23, 2022
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HK293 – Deploying NonStop SOAP 4
3 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Server Infrastructure

Course Details

The Deploying NonStop SOAP 4 (HK293) is a three-day course that provides an overview of the NonStop Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) 4. In this course, you will learn the basics of the SOAP architecture, its deployment and tuning end to end. You will also learn how SOAP 4 leverages SOAP and Axis2.

This course also highlights the migration from SOAP 3 to NonStop SOAP 4. Additional topics include Programmatic API’s, SOAP Transaction Management, session management, Contract First Design, Digital Signatures and SDL. This three-day course is 70% lecture and 30% hands-on lab.


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At the conclusion of the HK293 course you should be able to:

  • Describe NonStop SOAP architecture and features
  • Describe steps to deploy NonStop SOAP
  • Discuss migration considerations


Module 1 – Introduction to NonStop SOAP

  • SOAP overview and features
  • Apache Axis2 overview
  • Compatibility
  • Migrating to NonStop SOAP

Module 2 – NonStop SOAP Architecture

  • NonStop SOAP requirements
  • High-level architectural view
  • SOAP message structure
  • Request processing flows

Module 3 – Installing NonStop SOAP 4

  • Installation prerequisites
  • Installation overview
  • Setting up a deployment environment
  • Running NonStop SOAP

Module 4 – Pathway as a Web Service

  • How Pathway is web service-oriented
  • Benefits of Pathway as a web service
  • Pathway in a NonStop SOAP 4 environment

Module 5 – Exposing Pathway Servers as Services Using NonStop SOAP 4

  • Steps required to take an existing Pathway server-class and expose it as a web service using NonStop SOAP 4

Module 6 – Exposing Pathway Servers as Services Using Axis2

  • Steps required to take an existing Pathway server-class and expose it as a web service using Axis2

Module 7 – NonStop SOAP Programmatic APIs

  • Service APIs for developing DLL-based services

Module 8 – NonStop SOAP Transaction Management

  • SOAP server and client transaction management
  • Session management transactions

Module 9 – NonStop SOAP Contract First Design

  • Introduce designing NonStop SOAP services using a contract-first pattern
  • Introduce the tools required
  • Compare Pathway and non-Pathway services

Module 10 – NonStop SOAP Digital Signatures

  • Explain what digital signatures are
  • Introduce the use of digital signatures

Module 11 – NonStop SOAP Migrating from 3.0

  • Describe the requirements for migration from NonStop SOAP 3
  • Describe the process of migrating from NonStop SOAP 3

Module 12 – NonStop SOAP SDL

  • The SDL basics and elements
  • The SDR
  • The SOAPAdminCL tool

Target Audience

  • Application programmers
  • System administrators
  • System analysts


  • Ability to work within the NonStop Open System Services (OSS) environment
  • Working knowledge of iTP WebServer
  • At least six months of development experience on NonStop servers