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Archive for June, 2010

WCF useful links

Posted by Rajesh Kumar on June 29, 2010

WCF – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/netframework/aa663324.aspx
(.net Framework Developer center, central resource for all things WCF)

WCF 3.5 samples – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms751514.aspx
WCF 4.0 samples – http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/dd483346(VS.100).aspx
(good resource to learn the basics by playing with samples)

WCF screencasts – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/netframework/wcf-screencasts.aspx

.Net endpoint blog – http://blogs.msdn.com/endpoint/
(Blog by the .NET and AppFabric teams about WCF and WF development, deployment, and management)

Bug report/ Feature request/ Feedback to the product team – https://connect.microsoft.com/wcf
(There are useful resources mentioned at the bottom of this page as well)

Detailed WCF security guidance –http://www.codeplex.com/WCFSecurity

Detailed debugging using WCF tracing – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms733025.aspx


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Enable https on Silverlight application

Posted by Rajesh Kumar on June 18, 2010

The following steps can allow you to convert http based silverlight application to https:

Changes required in web.config at service side:

1. Replace “mexHttpBinding” with “mexHttpsBinding”.
2. Remove “identity” node from “endpoint”.
3. Replace “httpGetEnabled” with “httpsGetEnabled”.
4. Make sure that clientaccesspolicy and crossdomain files are at the root of the website.

Changes required in ServiceReferences.Clientconfig at client side:

1. Replace security mode “None” with “Transport”.
2. Point to right https URL.

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