how to add self-signed Certificate to C# WebSerivce

Posted on 2014-08-24
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Last Modified: 2014-09-21
Dear all

i created my WebSerivce using Vs2010, C#

i want to add self-signed certificate to my web Service to be "HTTPs" instead of "HTTP"

please i need a walk through.

Question by:RamzyNEbeid
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A self-signed certificate is not secure. If you are wanting to use HTTPS to secure your webservice for external users, then you need to purchases a valid certificate from a certificate provider.

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yes i know,
but tell me how can i create one.

this is the first time for me.

also can i do this from inside IIS7?

someone told me about "public Key", do you know how can i get it ?

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käµfm³d   👽 earned 2000 total points
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also can i do this from inside IIS7?
Yes. See:  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753127(v=ws.10).aspx

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