The echoWorkflow operation tests the connection to the Web service by checking serialization.

The echoWorkflow operation provides a useful debugging tool if you are connecting to an older Web service implementation. Calling this operation verifies the connection to the server by checking that the serialize and deserialize operations work correctly.

The echoWorkflow operation is declared as follows.

public Workflow echoWorkflow(Workflow workflow);

Type

Value

Description

Workflow

workflow

The echoWorkflow operation takes a Workflow object as a parameter. If the connection and serialization are working correctly, it returns the same workflow.

Return Value

Returns the same Workflow object as the object provided as an input parameter.