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Cxf Client - Support for Soap Service Endpoints

  • Authors: Christian Oestreich, Brett Borchardt, Laura Helde, Kyle Dickerson, Jordan Howe
  • License: Apache License 2.0
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compile "org.grails.plugins:cxf-client:2.1.2"

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Used for easily calling soap web services. Provides wsdl2java grails target to easily generate code into src/java from configured cxf clients. Ability to dynamically update endpoint at runtime.


grails install-plugin cxf-client


The Cxf Client plugin will allow you to use existing (or new) apache cxf wsdl2java generated content to invoke soap services. The plugin will also cache the port reference to speed up your soap service end point invocations. The client(s) are easily configured via the standard grails config Config.groovy file.

Also bundled with this plugin is a wsdl2java grails script run target for you to quickly and easily generate the cxf client components from a wsdl directly into your src/java directory.

Documentation can be found at

Sample implementation can be found at