Resolving SOAPFaultException caused by com.ctc.wstx.exc. WstxUnexpectedCharException
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javax.xml.ws.soap.SOAPFaultException: Error reading XMLStreamReader. at org.apache.cxf.jaxws.JaxWsClientProxy.invoke(JaxWsClientProxy.java:...) ... Caused by: com.ctc.wstx.exc.WstxUnexpectedCharException: Unexpected character ... at com.ctc.wstx.sr.StreamScanner.throwUnexpectedChar(StreamScanner.java:...) at com.ctc.wstx.sr.BasicStreamReader.nextFromProlog(BasicStreamReader.java:...) at com.ctc.wstx.sr.BasicStreamReader.next(BasicStreamReader.java:...) at com.ctc.wstx.sr.BasicStreamReader.nextTag(BasicStreamReader.java:...)
the problem is that the wstx tokenizer/parser encountered unexpected (but not necessarily invalid per se) character; character that is not legal in current context. Could happen, for example, if white space was missing between attribute value and name of next attribute, according to API docs (http://woodstox.codehaus.org/3.2.9/javadoc/com/ctc/wstx/exc/WstxUnexpectedCharException.html).
This simply means that you’re receiving an ill-formed SOAP XML as response. You need to check the SOAP response construction logic/code at the other end you’re communicating to.
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