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Adding a Service

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The service object is a collection of related ports and specifies the location of the Service.

To create a new Service, complete the following steps:


  1. Right-click in the blank area of the design workspace to show the contextual menu and select Add Service.
    WSDL editor.
    A new service object is added in the design workspace with a port.
    WSDL editor.
  2. Click the service object to show its Properties view.
  3. In the Properties view, click the General tab. In the Name field, type in the name of the Service. The name of the Service provides it with a unique name among all the Services defined within in the enclosing WSDL file.
    Properties view of the Service.
  4. Type in any information about the Service you want the user to read in the Documentation tab.
    Properties view of the Service.
  5. To manage extensions, click the Extensions tab. You can either add, sort, or remove extensions.


You can add ports to your Service. A port defines an individual endpoint by specifying a single address for a binding. For more information, see Adding a port to a Service.

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