SOAP Web service activity designer Use the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) Web Service template to create activities that return data from a SOAP endpoint. For specific information about using the tools in the activity designer, refer to these resources: Orchestration activity designer Activity designer variables Orchestration activity parsing rules Prerequisites To create and use a SOAP Web service workflow activity, you must first do the following: Create a SOAP message if an appropriate one is not already configured. Assign the web_service_admin role to any user who must create or edit a custom SOAP activity. Determine an application, or scope, for this activity. Determine the SOAP endpoint to use for the activity. Use this value to override the endpoint configured in the SOAP message. Optionally, create basic authentication credentials. Use this value to override the credentials configured in the SOAP message. Create a SOAP web service activityUse this procedure to create a custom SOAP workflow activity.