how to add self-signed Certificate to C# WebSerivce

Posted on 2014-08-24
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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    by:käµfm³d 👽
    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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    also can i do this from inside IIS7?
    Yes. See:

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