SOAP and Proxy Servers (cont.)
The URL is not to the target resource, but rather to a SOAP server. This makes it harder, and less likely, for a proxy server to determine which resource is actually being targeted.
The proxy server would need to look inside the SOAP message to determine which resource is being requested.
- Further, the proxy server would need to understand the semantics of the message:
Does this mean that the client
is trying to access Resource 1?
The proxy server must understand
the semantics of every SOAP