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Howto WCF Service HTTPS Binding and Endpoint Configuration in IIS with Load Balancer?

We have a WCF service that is being hosted on a set of 12 machines. There is a load balancer that is a gateway to these machines. Now the site is setup as SSL; as in a user accesses it through using ...
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How to add a privilege to an account in Windows?

Given: A VM running Windows 2008 I am logged on there using my domain account (SHUNRANET\markk) I have added the "Create global objects" privilege to my domain account: The VM is restarted (I know ...
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IIS7 folder permissions

I build a basic WCF service that I now want to host in IIS7 under Windows Server 2008 R2. I added the service as an application under the default web site but whenever i try to run the application I ...
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Will a change to the Web.Config file require that I restart IIS?

I've got a WCF component that I wrote in VS 2008 (using .NET framework 3.5) installed on a Windows 2003 Server. I've been having some problems using one of the methods, and in an effort to try and ...
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IIS on localhost is very slow

I am using IIS7 on Windows Vista dual core cpu. The first time hit on a WCF service or an ASP.NET webform sometimes takes way longer than a minute which is not really acceptable for me. I configured ...
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Keep WCF live , no IIS recycle

I have a WCF application. I d like to keep this application live all the time. If there is a certain period of inactivity, does IIS app pool recycles? How do I keep it alive all the time? Should i ...
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Getting error when deploying webservice to iis 7.5

I've been ask by the programming department to test deploying one of their app. For all I know about the app, is that it's a webservice wcf code c# for a wpf app. They did tell me that they did try to ...
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Setup IIS to require client certificate and to use anonymous authentication

Setup IIS to require client certificate and to use anonymous authentication I have a WCF web service for our customers to use. I want to protect this using client certificates. I will also use the ...
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Configuring transactional MSMQ on load-balanced servers

I've got a solution running on a single server right now that uses transactional private queues (msmq/wcf). Windows services consume and process messages on the queues, and the web application layer ...
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How to determine hardware requirements

I've been asked to spec the server hardware requirements for the application I'm currently developing and I'm not confident in my own abilities to do this correctly. I would ideally like a step by ...
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WCF service hosted in IIS7 with administrator rights?

How do I grant administrator rights to a running WCF service hosted in IIS7? The problem is, my code works fine in a test console application runned as an administrator, but the same code used from ...
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PKI infrastructure and usage question

I work in a small software solutions company (50 employees) and I was recently tasked with experimenting with web services. Since we mainly offer solutions for Windows, I started toying around with ...
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Why is Kerberos security failing for our ADFS proxy server?

We have a WCF service that uses active federation to authenticate callers via AD FS 2.0 and it's working fine internally. Now we want to expose it to the outside world, so our server team set up a ...
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windows QUEUE MESSAGES error on open - The list of messages cannot be retrieved. Error: Access is denied

Problem: When opening windows "QUEUE MESSAGES" on windows server 2003 I received the error message "The list of messages cannot be retrieved. Error: Access is denied" Why? Recreated following ...
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IIS get full error message for failed requests

I have IIS set-up and serving my webservice. Unfortunately if the webservice throws an exception, all I get is a blue box with the title failed request. What options do I have to actually see what ...
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Permission needed for Named pipes on Windows 2008

Are there any special permissions needed for domain service account running a windows service which receives messages over named pipes? Hosting environment is Windows Server 2008. Background: We ...
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How to prevent browser from prompting for a client certificate and allow the IIS to accept it (not require it)?

In a web application, I have a WCF service uses Client Certificate authentication. I checked "Accept Client Certificate" in IIS - SSL Settings and it works fine. But some times, in some browsers, if a ...
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Why doesn't IIS scale consistently?

I have a WCF service (written in .NET 4) running under IIS 7.5 on Windows 2008 R2 64-bit. I created a test tool that spawns 10-20 (or more) threads - each thread creates a random payload and hits the ...
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.Net Framework corrupted

We are facing a problem of .Net framework corruption for one our clients with the following environment: OS : Windows 2008 Server SP2; Framework : .NET Framework 3.5 SP1; Application Details ...
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Most secure way of connecting an intranet to an external server

I have an internal server that hosts an asp.net intranet application. I want to keep it completely and utterly secure and private however we need to expose some information through a WCF service to ...
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How to configure a network router to forward (rebroadcast) wcf discovery

I can't perform wcf discovery through a network router. I have a client and server app. When deploying these two apps to any two computers on the same lan it works perfectly. The client app finds ...
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High availability for Windows Service under Windows Server 2003

I have a following situation: I need to deploy a windows service that listens for incoming request on tcp port (basically WCF service). I have a High Availability requirement - the service must be ...
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Server Application Unavailable - Could not load file or assembly System.Web, Access is denied

I'm a developer trying to set up a virtual directory for a WCF web service on a Windows Server 2003 (32 bit) machine and I keep on getting "Server Application Unavailable" with the following logged in ...
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Should ASP.NET v2 IIS server extension be missing after .NET 4 is installed?

I'm having a ton of issues when my ASP.NET sites are using version 2. For example, all my SVC and ASPX files return "file not found". Also when I use IISMgr and navigate to: ServerName ..... Web ...
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Working WCF WebServices with NLB server

Im starting the architecture of a new project using WCF, but im not the right person to make some network considerations, so im doing some research but cannot find the answers to these questions: ...
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WCF not working on some servers

I'm getting the exception: "Maximum number of items that can be serialized or deserialized in an object graph is '65536'" on two (Staging, and Production) out of three servers, and I can't think why ...
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How to configure WCF Service to AutoStart in AppFabric when the services reside in the website root

I'm trying to configure my WCF services under WIndows Server 2008 R2's IIS and AppFabric to auto-start, but the steps listed at MSDN are possible only when the services reside in an application, but ...
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iis memory limit app pool recycle kills executing requests

I have a WCF service that might grow in memory. I put a memory limit on the private bytes to recycle the app pool after 500m of memory usage. I noticed that my w3wp.exe process can get to 600megs when ...
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WCF custom certificate validator not invoked in BIG-IP environment

My WCF service with a custom client certificate validator works fine in my non load balanced environment. When first deployed to BIG-IP environment there was a problem with it stripping SSL ...
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WCF service published by VS2010 on IIS7 won't show on IE

I've published my WCF service using Visual Studio 2010 FTP option. Now when I test it using localhost/MyService/MyService.svc it is throwing an error in IE: HTTP Error 404.17 - Not FoundThe ...
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WCF application Deploying in IIS, but SQL Server Database Connection is not working [closed]

I am new with WCF, I am trying to deploy my WCF sample application on IIS, This application works fine in debug mode with VS2008, This application authenticate the wcf messges with following code. I ...
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Best PerfCounters for monitoring system health of IIS, WCF, WWF and .Net for a Workflow based solution

We have a solution built in .Net that will be installed into a client environment. The solution will span multiple servers and be running on multiple tiers. The client makes us of MOM (Microsoft ...
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What steps do I need to perform to host a ASP.NET web service publicly?

I am really a programmer and new to web development field. I am tasked with creating a web service which must be publicly hosted (on internet) and which one of your application will use when needed. ...
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Windows service to acess internet (lock or logoff)? [closed]

I am in process of writing a Windows service that need to check for updates for certain files followed by downloading and updating. When a person is logged in, everything seems to work but when the ...
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Detailed Errors not working for WCF Service in IIS

If I were to change the web.config file to have errors in it, I only see the standard 500 - Internal Server Page. Despite setting the Error Pages mode to Detailed, I can't see a detailed error ...
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Modifying Authentication on web application / service in IIS(7/.5) via Powershell

I am trying to install a wcf-servce by using New-WebApplication in powershell. It works fine. However, how can I Modify the Authentication? I want to enable Anonymous Access Authentication and disable ...
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Using Same X.509 serviceCertificate on Multiple WCF Services?

I have an application which exposes multiple WCF services (each a distinct facade for different client applications). Right now I'm managing a distinct certificate (created from our internal ...
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IIS 7.5 “ web service does not conform to WS-I Basic Profile v1.1.”

I am trying to migrate a site from IIS 6 to IIS 7.5. When the page loads, I receive the error as shown in the screenshot below. Even while files are identical on the IIS 6 server (where this works), ...
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Required Roles for hosting WCF Service in Windows Server 2008 R2

Which roles do I need to install on Windows Server 2008 R2 to host WCF Services?
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Windows Server 2008 R2--how give a WCF service write permission to folder?

I'm using Windows Server 2008 R2. A WCF service running in IIS under ApplicationPoolIdentity needs permission to write to a folder. This was fine when the WCF service was using the built-in ...
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How to run a program as admin

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc709691%28WS.10%29.aspx#BKMK_S2 According to this article, Section Scenario 2: Configure an application to always run elevated, I cannot see "Run this ...
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EndpointNotFoundException Connecting from Web Application to WCF Service on another Server

Two separate servers, one is an IIS7 web application trying to connect to a WCF service on the other server. The initial connect always fails, sometimes the second, after that, everything works ...
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Can I find out what certificate revocation server an application is contacting?

I'm trying to install an application on a machine running Windows XP Pro. There are two different servers being contacted, both using the same wildcard certificate (GoDaddy). One via https, one ...
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can a Windows cluster ever be cost competitive or should I just install Mono and Linux?

Can a Windows cluster ever be cost competitive or should I just install Mono and Linux? My application is embarrassingly parallel, requires virtually no coordination across processors nor messaging ...
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Running multiple services on one Port 443 is possible?

I am new to network and firewall things, In our 2008 R2 server i have configured WCF service on windows service with port 443 and later i found another windows service already using the same port ...
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Why we require SMTP Service to be installed while configuring IIS 5.1 or 6.0?

I am deploying WCF service and for that I have to configure IIS 5.1 or 6.0.. Why we require SMTP Service to be installed while configuring IIS 5.1 or 6.0? Could we uncheck a SMTP Service Option ...
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TCP Window Scaling. TCP scale factor not supported due to dynamic TCP Frame Size on windows 2008 server

PROBLEM Calling an asp webservice hosted by an ISP from our WCF service hosted on Windows 2008 Server is showing timeout/no response from webservice. DIAGNOSIS Using windows network monitor ...
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Service located on network

I've got a WCF web service that handles a portion of business logic and data access. This service is hosted on a server on our network at our office. Our website, hosted elsewhere, uses this service ...
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Problem Activating “Windows Communication Foundation Non-HTTP Activation” feature in Windows 7

I'm having the following problem. I'm installing SharePoint 2010 Beta so I need to activate the windows feature "Windows Communication Foundation Non-HTTP Activation". The problem is I cannot activate ...
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Encrypting MSMQ

So I want to do asynchronous, disconnected, across-the-Internet messaging with WCF. Probably due to my background in Apache ActiveMQ, I'm looking at MSMQ for this. In ActiveMQ, it was a simple thing ...