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I've inherited a website that I'm migrating to a new server (Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012).  Everything seems to work after the migration except one of my ajax calls.  Below is the code that fails:

  var encodedInput = $.toJSON(input);
$.ajax({
        type: "POST",
        url: "Sim.svc/revenue",
        contentType: "application/json; charset=utf-8",
        data: encodedInput,
        dataType: "json",
        error: fnError,
        success: ... 

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The sim.svc code is:
<%@ ServiceHost Language="C#" Debug="true" Service="W.Services.Sim" Factory="W.Services.AppServiceHostFactory" %>

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W.Services.SIm is a dll.

This ajax call works if I'm on the production server and use http://localhost:80/page.aspx.  However, if I try and access the website (on the production or any where else) using www.domainName/page.aspx the ajax call fails.  

The only thing that indicates that the call has failed is a custom message that says: 'loading failed'.  When I use firebug, it says that sim.svc/renenue is  not found (404)

Any ideas?

Thanks!
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Question by:badrhino
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by:badrhino
ID: 39896277
I've made a little progress, because I have multiple bindings to this site (e.g. http://domainName.com and http://www.domainName.com) I have to add multipleSiteBindingsEnabled="true"   to the    <serviceHostingEnvironment /> element in the web.config file.

<serviceHostingEnvironment  multipleSiteBindingsEnabled="true" aspNetCompatibilityEnabled="true" /> 

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Now,  I'm getting an error that says 'the input string is not in a correct format'.  I get this error if I access it via the domain name or localhost.
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by:apeter
ID: 39897145
Using the developer tools you check the request going in. Check the request is fine.


Had a chance  to look at asp.net web API ? http://www.asp.net/web-api/overview/getting-started-with-aspnet-web-api/tutorial-your-first-web-api
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by:badrhino
ID: 39897208
Apeter,

Thanks for the response.  I have hesitated checking the response as I wouldn't think that it would change by simply changing from localhost to domainName.  I will check that now with firebug.  I need to stress that the application workd before I added the multiple bindings element when I used http://localhost:....) but it didn't work if I use www.domainName.com (on production server) .  Once I added the multiple bindings element neither site works, but I don't get an error in the event viewer.

Thanks!
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by:badrhino
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I don't know if this helps, but the response from firebug is:

'InternalServerError'</P><P><B>Details: </B>Input string was not in a correct format.</P><!-- Padding xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx--
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by:badrhino
ID: 39897240
Ok.  I compared the response via a 'compare document' in word (inputs are 2 pages long).  The only difference between the website that is working and the website that is not working is on the website that is not working the LastModified input is:
"LastModified": "/Date(21600000-0600)/"

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On the website that is working, the lastModified input is:
/Date(18000000-0500)/

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I'm not sure why these are different so I'm going to look into the code....But it looks like it is valid.
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by:badrhino
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This might be the problem.  On the New server, in the response headers it has:
Content-Type:      text/html

In the old server (that works) it has:
Content-Type: application/json; charset=utf-8

any idea's how to fix it?
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by:badrhino
ID: 39897337
It looks like the Conet-Type is text/html because the error is being returned as such.  Doesn't look like that is what is causing the problem.
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Finally got it.  It had to do with the fact that I had multiple bindings to the site.  Deleted all but one and everything worked.  Never got the multiple bindings to work, but I really only need one.
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by:badrhino
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Only had one response.  That response while appreciated, didn't help me in solving question.
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