We have already seen in the Testing the proxy service through the OSB console recipe that the OSB provides an Invocation Trace when executing an OSB service through the test console. The Invocation Trace is one possible solution for debugging if something is not working as expected. But its use is limited to the test console.
This recipe will show a more developer-friendly way for debugging. We will show how to use the visual debugger available with the Eclipse OEPE.
Make sure to have the current state of the basic-osb-service project from Chapter 1, Creating a Basic OSB Service available in Eclipse OEPE. We will use it for this recipe. If necessary, it can be imported from here: