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   KB 20692        Last updated on 2020-05-5  

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The Web Services Description Language (WSDL /ˈwɪz dəl/) is an XML-based interface description language that is used for describing the functionality offered by a web service. The acronym is also used for any specific WSDL description of a web service (also referred to as a WSDL file), which provides a machine-readable description of how the service can be called, what parameters it expects, and what data structures it returns.

Obtaining Zimbra WSDL documents

Starting from ZCS 8, your Zimbra server provides 3 different WSDL documents for download via HTTP. For instance, if your server is called then the URLs are:

  • Admin SOAP API -
  • User SOAP API -
  • Full SOAP API -
The Full SOAP API includes all of the Admin and User APIs.

Note that these documents aggregate XML schema files like


Verified Against: Zimbra Collaboration 9.0, 8.8 Date Created: 2014-04-16
Article ID: Date Modified: 2020-05-05

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