OBIEE and BI Publisher web service


Today's post is inspired by this question from OTN forums: https://community.oracle.com/thread/3943615. Topic starter tried to invoke a BI Publisher (XML Publisher) web service from OBIEE using an Action, and something went wrong. But the same web service worked fine when he invoked it with the same parameters using a third party tool. I'm not sure that this use case is important, but it was very interesting for me to find out what causes this behaviour and is it possible to change it. I've started from the very beginning and confirmed that everything works (or should I say doesn't work?) exactly as topic starter said. Works perfectly with Altova XMLSpy: Request Response Gives java.lang.NullPointerException…

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