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Creating a new port type for a binding


  1. In the design workspace, right-click on a binding object and click Set PortType > New PortType.
    Design workspace.
  2. The New PortType wizard displays. Type the name of the port type in the Name field. The name must be unique name among all port types defined within the enclosing WSDL file. Click OK.
    The new port type is created and connected to the binding in the design workspace.
    New port type in the design workspace.
  3. Click the port type object you just created in the design workspace to show its Properties view.
    Properties view.
  4. The General tab allows you to define the name of the port type. To specify the name of the port type, type it in the Name field or click the bulb icon beside the Name field to open the Rename wizard.
    When clicking on the bulb icon, a Save All Modified Resources dialog box displays prompting you to save all modified resources before you proceed.
    Save All Modified Resources dialog box.
    Click OK and the Rename wizard appears.
    Rename wizard.
    Type in a new name in the New name field. Select the Update references check box to propagate this change to the enclosing WSDL file. Click Preview to view the original source and the refactored source. Click OK to validate the renaming and close the wizard.
    Rename wizard.
  5. Type any information about the port type you want the user to read in the Documentation tab.
    Properties view.
  6. To manage extensions, click the Extensions tab. You can either add, sort, or remove extensions.


Once you have created a port type, you can add operations to it to can send and receive messages. For more information, see Creating a new binding.

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