Purpose: In the event that a GetCapabilities request cannot be processed for any reason, the response entity shall include an exception report

Test method

Execute the following Test Steps:

  • Send the following GetCapabilities request by GET: wfs.GetCapabilities.get.url?REQUEST=GetCapabilities&version=1.1.0


Reference(s): OGC 05-008c1, 7.4.1, p.19

Test type: Automated


former ETS tc: wfs:wfs-1.1.0-Basic-GetCapabilities-tc16.1

Contextual XPath references

The namespace prefixes used as described in

Abbreviation XPath expression (relative to ows:Exception)
ows:Exception/@locator=‘service’ /ows:Exception/@locator=‘service’