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When a message comes in to WSO2 Enterprise Integrator (WSO2 EI), the receiving transport selects a message builder based on the message's content type. It uses that builder to process the message's raw payload data and convert it into SOAP. Conversely, when sending a message out from WSO2 EI, a message formatter is used to build the outgoing stream from the message. As with message builders, the message formatter is selected based on the message's content type. In a typical WSO2 EI routing scenario, here is the flow:

You can use the messageType property to change the message's content type as it flows through WSO2 EI. For example, if the incoming message is in JSON format and you want to transform it to XML, you could add the messageType property before your mediators in the configuration:

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