I'm currently developing a simple session bean for JBoss 5.1, which acts as a web service client. I would like to enable gzip compression, but it doesn't seam to work. The code is:
BindingProvider portBindingProvider = (BindingProvider) port;
Object headers = portBindingProvider.getRequestContext().get(MessageContext.HTTP_REQUEST_HEADERS);
Map<String, List<String>> httpHeaders = new HashMap<String, List<String>>();
Map<String, Object> ctxt = portBindingProvider.getRequestContext();
But the HTTP-headers sent by the request still do not contain the "Accept-Encoding" line. In fact, whatever I add to the headers does not appear in the real request.
Is there any way to enable compression for client-calls? The web service I'm calling will return quite a large list, so compressing would help a lot.
Updating to recent JBossWS solves the problem.