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How to download xml file from http:// (url) and then parse it (istrem).


how Can I resolve downloading xml file from http server (internet) and built istream -> parse xml file. I build istream from itab but i would like whole process solve in abap code because i just use function ws_upload. If i try use

create_istream_uri( '' ) it doesnt work. Till now I must download xml file from this url manualy a then use this function and parse it, .....



  • filename = lv_file_url

  • filetype = 'BIN'


  • filelength = xml_table_size


  • data_tab = xml_table


  • OTHERS = 11.

ixml = cl_ixml=>create( ).

streamfactory = ixml->create_stream_factory( ).

*istream = streamfactory->create_istream_itable( table = xml_table

  • size = xml_table_size ).

Thanks, zd.

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    Posted on Sep 27, 2005 at 02:35 PM

    Hai triska,

    Check out the code from


    Adjust with the formating of the Blog.

    data: url type string. 
    data: t_url type string. 
    data: client type ref to if_http_client. 
    data: c_xml type string. 
    concatenate `` `` `47546` `?cc=*&prod=xoap&par=XXXXXXXXXX` `&key=XXXXXXXXXXXXXX` into url.
    ****Create the HTTP client call method 
    url = url 
    host_compatibility = abap_true 
    importing client = client 
    exceptions others = 1. 
    ****Make the call 
    client->send( ). 
    ****Receive the Response Object call method 
    http_communication_failure = 1 
    http_invalid_state = 2 
    http_processing_failed = 3 
    others = 4. 
    ****Get the response content in Character format 
    c_xml = client->response->get_cdata( ). 



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