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SoapException.Detail Property

Gets an XmlNode representing the application specific error information details.

[Visual Basic]
Public ReadOnly Property Detail As XmlNode
[C#]
public XmlNode Detail {get;}
[C++]
public: __property XmlNode* get_Detail();
[JScript]
public function get Detail() : XmlNode;

Property Value

The application specific error information.

Remarks

Detail can be set using one of the class constructors that accept a Detail value.

The Detail property is intended for supplying application specific error details related to the Body element of the SOAP request. According to the SOAP specification, if an an error occurrs because the client request could not be processed due to the Body element of the SOAP request, the Detail property must be set. If an error occured in the header entries of the SOAP request, you must throw a SoapHeaderException, so that the error details are returned in the SOAP header. If the error did not occur, due to the processing of the Body element, then the Detail property must not be set.

In building an XmlNode for the Detail property, the Name and Namespace properties of DetailElementName can be used to ensure consistancy with the SOAP specification.

All immediate child elements of the detail element are called detail entries and each detail entry is encoded as an independent element within the detail element.

Example

[Visual Basic, C#] The following example throws a SoapException, where the XML Web service method sets the Detail property.

[Visual Basic] 
<%@ WebService Language="VB" class="ThrowSoapException"%>

Imports System
Imports System.Web.Services
Imports System.Web.Services.Protocols
Imports System.Xml.Serialization
Imports System.Xml

Public Class ThrowSoapException
    Inherits WebService
    
    ' This XML Web service method generates a SOAP client fault code. 
    <WebMethod()> _
    Public Sub myThrow()
        
        ' Build the detail element of the SOAP fault.
        Dim doc As New System.Xml.XmlDocument()
        Dim node As System.Xml.XmlNode = doc.CreateNode(XmlNodeType.Element, _
            SoapException.DetailElementName.Name, _
            SoapException.DetailElementName.Namespace)
 
        ' Build specific details for the SoapException.
        ' Add first child of detail XML element.
        Dim details As System.Xml.XmlNode = doc.CreateNode(XmlNodeType.Element, _
            "mySpecialInfo1", "http://tempuri.org/")

        ' Add second child of detail XML element with an attribute.
        Dim details2 As System.Xml.XmlNode = doc.CreateNode(XmlNodeType.Element, _
            "mySpecialInfo2", "http://tempuri.org/")
        Dim attr As XmlAttribute = doc.CreateAttribute("t", "attrName", _
            "http://tempuri.org/")
        attr.Value = "attrValue"
        details2.Attributes.Append(attr)

        ' Append the two child elements to the detail node.
        node.AppendChild(details)
        node.AppendChild(details2)
                
        ' Throw the exception.    
        Dim se As New SoapException("Fault occurred", SoapException.ClientFaultCode, _
                                    Context.Request.Url.AbsoluteUri, node)
        Throw se
        Return
    End Sub
End Class


[C#] 
<%@ WebService Language="C#" class="ThrowSoapException"%>

using System;
using System.Web.Services;
using System.Web.Services.Protocols;
using System.Xml.Serialization;
using System.Xml;

public class ThrowSoapException : WebService 
{
    // This XML Web service method generates a SOAP client fault code. 
    [WebMethod]
    public void myThrow(){

        // Build the detail element of the SOAP fault.
        System.Xml.XmlDocument doc = new System.Xml.XmlDocument();
        System.Xml.XmlNode node = doc.CreateNode(XmlNodeType.Element, 
            SoapException.DetailElementName.Name, 
            SoapException.DetailElementName.Namespace);


        // Build specific details for the SoapException.
        // Add first child of detail XML element.
        System.Xml.XmlNode details = doc.CreateNode(XmlNodeType.Element, 
            "mySpecialInfo1", "http://tempuri.org/");
        System.Xml.XmlNode detailsChild = doc.CreateNode(XmlNodeType.Element, 
            "childOfSpecialInfo", "http://tempuri.org/");
        details.AppendChild(detailsChild);

            
        // Add second child of detail XML element with an attribute.
        System.Xml.XmlNode details2 = doc.CreateNode(XmlNodeType.Element, 
            "mySpecialInfo2", "http://tempuri.org/");
        XmlAttribute attr = doc.CreateAttribute("t", "attrName", 
            "http://tempuri.org/");
        attr.Value = "attrValue";
        details2.Attributes.Append(attr);

        // Append the two child elements to the detail node.
        node.AppendChild(details);
        node.AppendChild(details2);

            
        //Throw the exception.    
        SoapException se = new SoapException("Fault occurred", 
            SoapException.ClientFaultCode,Context.Request.Url.AbsoluteUri,node);

        throw se;
        return;    }
}

[C++, JScript] No example is available for C++ or JScript. To view a Visual Basic or C# example, click the Language Filter button Language Filter in the upper-left corner of the page.

Requirements

Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family, .NET Compact Framework

See Also

SoapException Class | SoapException Members | System.Web.Services.Protocols Namespace | XmlNode | SoapHeaderException

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