This tutorial will show you how to test web services using soapUI. With soapUI, you can check your web services project is running (consumable) or not. SoapUI provides a robust set of capabilities to test web services not only during development, but also to test the validity of deployments.
First of all, all you need is :
1. soapUI, get soapUI here.
2. Web services you want to test, it can be WSDL or full application of web services. Relax, you can get web services example at http://www.soatutorial.net/sources/test_web_services_using_soapui.rar. If you want to know the step-by-step of how to create web services, you can visit Web Services Tutorial.
Please follow these steps to test your web services with soapUI :
1. Install soapUI to your computer,
2. Patch the sample web services that you have downloaded to your web server root directory (e.g. public_html), make sure you can access your web services via browser, for example, accessing URL http://localhost:8083/testwebservices/server.php, see figure 1.