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Apache Axis2 Version 1.1.1

Apache Axis2 Version 1.1.1 comes to you with performance improvements and bug fixes over the 1.1 release. Check out the complete features list below.


Programming Model

  • Improved, XML-centric client API including full WSDL and policy support
  • Support for any message exchange pattern
  • Synchronous and asynchronous calls
  • Archived service deployment model
  • Archived module deployment model supporting controlled extensibility with versioning support
  • Hot deployment
  • WS-Policy driven code generation extensions
  • Flexible service life cycle model
  • Support for querying service's WSDL (using ?wsdl), schema (using ?xsd) and policies (using ?policy)

Supported Specifications

  • SOAP 1.1 and 1.2
  • Message Transmission Optimization Mechanism (MTOM), XML Optimized Packaging (XOP) and SOAP with Attachments
  • WSDL 1.1, including both SOAP and HTTP bindings
  • WS-Addressing (submission and final)
  • WS-Policy
  • SAAJ 1.1


  • HTTP
  • SMTP
  • JMS
  • TCP

Supported Data Bindings

  • Axis Data Binding (ADB)
  • XMLBeans
  • JibX
  • JaxMe

Tools Included In This Release

Download Tool Plug-ins

  1. Axis2 Web Application (Web App)
  2. WSDL2WS- eclipse plug-in/ Command line version/IntelliJ IDEA plug-in/Maven2 WSDL2Code Plug-in
  3. Service Archive Wizard- eclipse plug-in/ IntelliJ IDEA plug-in/ Maven2 AAR Plug-in
  4. Java2WSDL- Maven2 Java2WSDL Plug-in

Extension Modules

  • Apache Rampart: Supporting WS-Security (and soon WS-Policy)
  • Apache Sandesha2: Supporting WS-Reliable Messaging

(Apache Axis2 comes built in with a module that supports WS-Addressing.)

Known Issues and Limitations

  • ADB does not support unwrapping of response messages(coming in 1.2)
  • JSR 181/183 Annotation support (coming in 1.2)
  • JaxMe and JAXBRI data binding support is experimental

  • Simple Axis Server does not support POX/REST
  • RPC Message Receiver does not validate request against the schema (AXIS2-1943)
  • Axis2 Idea plugin shows random behavior when XMLBeans is used

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