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Axis-admin error in when deploying an Axis Web service to a remote WebSphere Application Server

Technote (troubleshooting)


Problem(Abstract)

When creating a top-down Axis Web service by using the start option to remotely deploy to a WebSphere Application Server, a IWAB0489E error occurs.

Symptom

The following error message displays:

IWAB0489E Error when deploying Web service to Axis runtime
  axis-admin failed with  {http://xml.apache.org/axis/}HTTP (404)Not Found

This error occurs on Mac OS and Windows systems when deploying the service to a remote server only.



Resolving the problem

On Windows systems, use a local server.

On Mac OS systems, use the IBM JAX-WS Web service runtime.

Document information

More support for: Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software
Web Services Development

Software version: 9.0

Operating system(s): OS X, Windows

Reference #: 1638822

Modified date: 17 June 2013