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maddzy's avatar
Occasional Contributor
8 years ago

Sending a request as "multipart/related"



I have a requirement to send a multipart SOAP message, with attachment, to a HTTP endpoint as POST.


The endpoint I am sending to requires I use the multipart/related Content-Type header (as per


The headers created by SoapUI  are 

POST http://localhost:8280/dri HTTP/1.1
Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate
Content-Type: multipart/form-data; boundary="----=_Part_13_1478701338.1472550054487"
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary
Content-Length: 4534
Host: localhost:8280
Connection: Keep-Alive
User-Agent: Apache-HttpClient/4.1.1 (java 1.5)

And this throws an error, because SOAPMessage (  requires the header to be multipart/related in order to parse the message.


So I require SoapUI to either allow me to use multipart/related or allow me to manually edit the Content-Type header after the request has been created (changing multipart/form-data to multipart/related is all I need to change)


Is there any help or workaround you can offer me?


Thanks & Regards,



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