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AWDB Web Service Frequently-Asked Questions
 

Q How do I determine the current version number of the AWDB Web Service?
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To determine the currently-deployed version number and build date of the AWDB Web Service, go to http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/awdbWebService/version.html. The url will return a path containing the version number and the build date.

   
Q I've written some calls to the AWDB Web Service. Is there a way to test these?
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Yes. Use the AWDB Web Service Test Tool to run any methods of the Web Service, set the SOAP request, SOAP response, and see the actual data returned. This is a powerful tool that lets users look at data or test the Web Service to ensure it returns what is wanted before implementing the calls in code.

   
Q I want to ensure I'm using the latest version of AWDB Web Service WSDL file. Where is it located?
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The latest version of the AWDB Web Service WSDL (Web Service Description Language) file can be found at: http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/awdbWebService/services?WSDL