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January 13, 2012

How to give input parameter in SOAPUI for ArrayOfString type XML element.

Filed under: SOAPUI, XML — Tags: — pritisolanki @ 4:48 pm

Input Request

<soapenv:Envelope xmlns:xsi=”; xmlns:xsd=”; xmlns:soapenv=”; xmlns:pur=”; xmlns:soapenc=””&gt;
<pur:purgeRequest soapenv:encodingStyle=””&gt;
<name xsi:type=”xsd:string”></name>
<network xsi:type=”xsd:string”></network>
<opt xsi:type=”pur:ArrayOfString” soapenc:arrayType=”xsd:string[]”/>

I tried as follow

<soapenv:Envelope xmlns:xsi=”; xmlns:xsd=”; xmlns:soapenv=”; xmlns:pur=”; xmlns:soapenc=””&gt;

<pur:purgeRequest soapenv:encodingStyle=””&gt;
<name xsi:type=”xsd:string”>username</name>
<network xsi:type=”xsd:string”>test</network>
<opt xsi:type=”pur:ArrayOfString” soapenc:arrayType=”xsd:string[4]“>
<item xsi:type=”xsd:string”>domain=dev</item>
<item xsi:type=”xsd:string”>type=url</item>
<item xsi:type=”xsd:string”>action=remove</item>

And it worked for me :).


January 10, 2012

Install phpMyAdmin on CentOs 6

Filed under: Linux — Tags: , , — pritisolanki @ 11:23 am

Today I was trying to install phpMyAdmin on CentOs 6 and had  interesting walkthrough of the installation

1. Get the latest copy of phpMyAdmin from sourceforge

wget -c  /download

2. Extract the files

tar xvfz phpMyAdmin-3.4.9-english.tar.gz

3. move the extracted files to proper location

mv phpMyAdmin-3.4.9-english.tar.gz /var/www/html/phpmyadmin

4. cd /var/www/html/phpmyadmin

5. Make a copy of configuration files


6. Modify the values vi

$cfg[‘Servers’][$i][‘auth_type’]=’cookie’; to $cfg[‘Servers’][$i][‘auth_type’]=’http’;

7. Restart apache from any of command

service httpd restart – Work for me
/etc/init.d/httpd restart

8. Open browser on server


You may end in following errors

1. 404 Not Found Error
Please make sure you push your phpMyAdmin directory in your webroot. In my case it’s /var/www/html

2. 403 Forbidden Error
I spend good amount of time finding why access is forbidden and finally did following setting

2.1 Go to /etc/httpd/conf.d/

2.2 vi phpMyAdmin.conf

2.3 Add following lines

<Directory /var/www/html/phpMyadmin>
Order allow,deny
Options Indexes
Allow from all

Still not able to access, try disabling the SElinux

SElinux is extra security layer in Linux and sometimes it provide conflicts for apache to work

  • vi /etc/selinux/config
  • Modify SELINUX=enforcing  to SELINUX=disabled  //Discuss with your senior. Mine is test server.
  • Restart your machine

hit http://localhost/phpMyAdmin prompt for username/password for mysql login 🙂

Please note all the steps executed via root credentials . You can use su command to login as root and carry the same steps.

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