ASP.NET - Issue with WCF Service in website

Posted on 2012-04-02
Last Modified: 2012-04-03
I developed a WCF Service.  I enter URL HTTPS://myserver/myservice/service.svc and I receive the WSDL.  I then add service reference and the website finds it and adds it successfully.  Running the code the below has no issues.

    ITransferService APILogin = new TransferServiceClient();

However,  when I run the below code

     foreach (var results in APILogin.ILogin(this.txtUserName.Text.ToString(),

I receive the below error

    The provided URI scheme 'https' is invalid; expected 'http'.
    Parameter name: via

I'm using basicHTTPBinding.  Below is what is in my web.config file.

    <binding name="BasicHttpBinding_IMDRTransferService1" closeTimeout="04:01:00"
     openTimeout="04:01:00" receiveTimeout="04:10:00" sendTimeout="04:01:00"
     allowCookies="false" bypassProxyOnLocal="false" hostNameComparisonMode="StrongWildcard"
     maxBufferSize="2147483647" maxBufferPoolSize="2147483647" maxReceivedMessageSize="2147483647"
     messageEncoding="Text" textEncoding="utf-8" transferMode="StreamedRequest"
      <readerQuotas maxDepth="2147483647" maxStringContentLength="2147483647"
       maxArrayLength="2147483647" maxBytesPerRead="2147483647" maxNameTableCharCount="2147483647" />

   <endpoint address=""
    binding="basicHttpBinding" bindingConfiguration="BasicHttpBinding_ITransferService1"
    name="BasicHttpBinding_ITransferService1" />
Question by:CipherIS
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The solution is to define a custom binding inside your Web.Config file and set the security mode to "Transport".  Then you just need to use the bindingConfiguration property inside your endpoint definition to point to your custom binding.  The entire HTTPS-enabled system.serviceModel section is below:

see Web.Config here

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Author Comment

ID: 37799022

Now i'm receiving below error after changing mode = Transport

"There was no endpoint listening at https://myserver/APIFulfillmentHost/Transfer.svc/basic that could accept the message. This is often caused by an incorrect address or SOAP action. See InnerException, if present, for more details."

Any ideas?  I've dropped the reference and added it again.

Expert Comment

by:Vishal Kedar
ID: 37800265
try below URI instead of yours

OLD: https://myserver/APIFulfillmentHost/Transfer.svc/basic

NEW: http://myserver/APIFulfillmentHost/Transfer.svc/basic

for https you need security certificate.

might it helps.

Author Comment

ID: 37801082
I have a certificate for https.  I want the service to go over SSL.  If I change it to http then it won't have SSL

Author Comment

ID: 37801351
Here is the actual Error:

<E2ETraceEvent xmlns="">
<System xmlns="">
<SubType Name="Error">0</SubType>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2012-04-03T14:20:10.4252369Z" />
<Source Name="System.ServiceModel" />
<Correlation ActivityID="{ae9918fb-2101-42a1-951b-1b5c16f96bd1}" />
<Execution ProcessName="WebDev.WebServer40" ProcessID="51072" ThreadID="5" />
<Channel />
<TraceRecord xmlns="" Severity="Error">
<Description>Throwing an exception.</Description>
<ExceptionType>System.ServiceModel.EndpointNotFoundException, System.ServiceModel, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089</ExceptionType>
<Message>There was no endpoint listening at that could accept the message. This is often caused by an incorrect address or SOAP action. See InnerException, if present, for more details.</Message>
at System.ServiceModel.Channels.HttpChannelUtilities.ProcessGetResponseWebException(WebException webException, HttpWebRequest request, HttpAbortReason abortReason)
at System.ServiceModel.Channels.HttpChannelFactory.HttpRequestChannel.HttpChannelRequest.WaitForReply(TimeSpan timeout)
at System.ServiceModel.Channels.RequestChannel.Request(Message message, TimeSpan timeout)
at System.ServiceModel.Dispatcher.RequestChannelBinder.Request(Message message, TimeSpan timeout)
at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannel.Call(String action, Boolean oneway, ProxyOperationRuntime operation, Object[] ins, Object[] outs, TimeSpan timeout)
at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannelProxy.InvokeService(IMethodCallMessage methodCall, ProxyOperationRuntime operation)
at System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannelProxy.Invoke(IMessage message)
at System.Runtime.Remoting.Proxies.RealProxy.PrivateInvoke(MessageData&amp; msgData, Int32 type)
at MDRAPIFulfillmentServiceReference.IMDRTransferService.MDRAPILogin(String UserName, String Password)
at MDRAPIFulfillmentServiceReference.MDRTransferServiceClient.MDRAPILogin(String UserName, String Password)
at _Default.cmdLogIn_Click(Object sender, EventArgs e)
at System.Web.UI.WebControls.Button.OnClick(EventArgs e)
at System.Web.UI.WebControls.Button.RaisePostBackEvent(String eventArgument)
at System.Web.UI.WebControls.Button.System.Web.UI.IPostBackEventHandler.RaisePostBackEvent(String eventArgument)
at System.Web.UI.Page.RaisePostBackEvent(IPostBackEventHandler sourceControl, String eventArgument)
at System.Web.UI.Page.RaisePostBackEvent(NameValueCollection postData)
at System.Web.UI.Page.ProcessRequestMain(Boolean includeStagesBeforeAsyncPoint, Boolean includeStagesAfterAsyncPoint)
at System.Web.UI.Page.ProcessRequest(Boolean includeStagesBeforeAsyncPoint, Boolean includeStagesAfterAsyncPoint)
at System.Web.UI.Page.ProcessRequest()
at System.Web.UI.Page.ProcessRequestWithNoAssert(HttpContext context)
at System.Web.UI.Page.ProcessRequest(HttpContext context)
at ASP.default_aspx.ProcessRequest(HttpContext context)
at System.Web.HttpApplication.CallHandlerExecutionStep.System.Web.HttpApplication.IExecutionStep.Execute()
at System.Web.HttpApplication.ExecuteStep(IExecutionStep step, Boolean&amp; completedSynchronously)
at System.Web.HttpApplication.ApplicationStepManager.ResumeSteps(Exception error)
at System.Web.HttpApplication.System.Web.IHttpAsyncHandler.BeginProcessRequest(HttpContext context, AsyncCallback cb, Object extraData)
at System.Web.HttpRuntime.ProcessRequestInternal(HttpWorkerRequest wr)
at System.Web.HttpRuntime.ProcessRequestNoDemand(HttpWorkerRequest wr)
at System.Web.HttpRuntime.ProcessRequest(HttpWorkerRequest wr)
at Microsoft.VisualStudio.WebHost.Request.Process()
at Microsoft.VisualStudio.WebHost.Host.ProcessRequest(Connection conn)
<ExceptionString>System.ServiceModel.EndpointNotFoundException: There was no endpoint listening at that could accept the message. This is often caused by an incorrect address or SOAP action. See InnerException, if present, for more details. ---&gt; System.Net.WebException: The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found.
   at System.Net.HttpWebRequest.GetResponse()
   at System.ServiceModel.Channels.HttpChannelFactory.HttpRequestChannel.HttpChannelRequest.WaitForReply(TimeSpan timeout)
   --- End of inner exception stack trace ---</ExceptionString>
<ExceptionType>System.Net.WebException, System, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089</ExceptionType>
<Message>The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found.</Message>
at System.Net.HttpWebRequest.GetResponse()
at System.ServiceModel.Channels.HttpChannelFactory.HttpRequestChannel.HttpChannelRequest.WaitForReply(TimeSpan timeout)
<ExceptionString>System.Net.WebException: The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found.
   at System.Net.HttpWebRequest.GetResponse()
   at System.ServiceModel.Channels.HttpChannelFactory.HttpRequestChannel.HttpChannelRequest.WaitForReply(TimeSpan timeout)</ExceptionString>

Author Closing Comment

ID: 37801359
That solved original issue.  Will repost new issue.

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