[XML-SIG] Debugging adwords SOAP service

Toni Vicens Arasanz tvicens at vinissimus.com
Thu Mar 29 10:28:13 CEST 2007

Hello list,

Could anybody help me to debug a SOAP service problem? I'm really stuck 
with it!

I'm trying to update adwords ads using their SOAP services.
Here is the code I'm trying to run:

AdService = SOAPpy.SOAPProxy('https://adwords.google.com/api/adwords/v9/AdService', header = headers, encoding="ISO-8859-15")
AdService.config.debug = 0
ad = AdService.getAd(int(request['adgroupid']),
ad.status = SOAPpy.Types.untypedType('Disabled')

And here is the error I'm getting:

Error Type: faultType
Error Value: ('soapenv:Server.userException', "The request did not contain
a header named 'email'.", <SOAPpy.Types.structType detail at 1109859308>:
{'fault': <SOAPpy.Types.structType fault at 1109860108>: {'message': "The
request did not contain a header named 'email'.", 'code': '1'}})

Here is the definition of the service

In order to debug the problem I turned on xml debugging on

AdService.config.debug = 1

and I was able to confirm that when updateAds is called the "header" 
which should carry information as email, password, developerToken, etc. 
are not beeing sent.

Any ideas where I should look next?

Thank you very much in advance,

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