The operation element specifies the Web service operation method that MUST be used by the Web service data adapter for querying and submitting data.

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name: This attribute specifies the name of the Web service method.

serviceUrl: This attribute specifies the URL of the Web service to which the request is sent. It MUST be either an absolute URL or a server-relative URL or relative to the form template’s location.

soapAction: This attribute specifies the SOAP action of the Web service that is used for the operation. The specified value MUST match the value specified by the SOAPAction HTTP header field, as specified in [SOAP1.2/2], in the SOAP request message sent to the Web service.

The following W3C XML Schema ([XMLSCHEMA1] section 2.1) fragment specifies the contents of this element.

 <xsd:element name="operation">
       <xsd:element ref="xsf:input" minOccurs="0"/>
     <xsd:attribute name="name" type="xsd:string" use="required"/>
     <xsd:attribute name="soapAction" type="xsd:string" use="required"/>
     <xsd:attribute name="serviceUrl" type="xsd:string" use="required"/>