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Forward proxy for webservices with SSL client certs

I have lots of servers which access various external webservices, most of which use SSL, some of which require client certificates. I would like to centralize the configuration of client certs and ...
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How many files in a directory is too many? (Downloading data from net)

Greetings, I'm writing some scripts to process images from various photo websites. Right now I'm storing all this data in individual text files in the same directory. The directory is web ...
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405 - ‘Method not Allowed’ adding service hosted in IIS7

I can't seem to get around this problem of adding a web service reference when the web service is hosted in IIS 7. I can add it just fine if I am running the VS2008 development server, but when I ...
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solution to a too much traffic problem

My company has a web service api which is starting to get a lot of use. Recently we had some issues with running out of memory. We optimized some inefficient code and solved the problem. We know we ...
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Can someone explain the difference between app server/web server/web services?

I know that with web server, the html pages are transfered from server to client, with web services, a xml file is sent, but still ... I don't understand them; not even the difference between them. ...
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Best practices to update a live web service

I am always curious about how large-scale live web application updates are done. Since the application is live, that is why it complicates everything -you should not down your service and at the same ...
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Where to go to learn about web architecture? Youtube example?

I'm trying to build a web application that is similar to Youtube (it's not a knock off), but I guess I don't know how video is served on the internet very well. I know how to build regular database ...
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Building a server farm - Should I use cheap or expensive hardware?

I'm looking to build a server farm for a web business, I will need front end webservice servers and a common NAS file server backend. Some companies choose to buy the fastest most reliable hardware ...
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Are there performance impacts to using gzip for web services?

I have a very typical scenario: browser -> web server -> web service I've seen lots of articles/documentation about the benefit of compressing the data sent from the web server to the browser to ...
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How NLB will work with IIS-7 web services?

We'are going to join 2 (two) IIS7 web-servers into NLB with the same web-service published (2 instances of the same web-service one per web-server). Do I understand correctly, that NLB will work for ...
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Throttle connections to web service if load gets too high?

I have a web site that communicates via XMLRPC with an XMLRPC server web service. (The web service is written in Python using xmlrpclib.) I believe that xmlrpclib will block while it is handling one ...
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How to lock concurrent access to a shared webservice from multiple webservers?

Our production environment consists in n Apache web servers accessed by browsers via a frontal load balancer. Very typical. 99% of our HTTP requests are gracefully handled by this parallelized ...
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What is causing ntoskrnl aka the System process to continue accumulating handles

I have a server which is accumulating handles on the System process aka c:\windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe. The handles go to 18,000 in one day and keep going forever up at that rate. The server is ...
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Open Source XML Firewalls? [closed]

Does anyone know of any open source XML firewalls that provide equivalent functionality to DataPower, Vordel, etc?
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IIS 7 Web service access

I am trying to debug a simple web service. I have IIS 7 installed on my development machine (Windows 7), and have installed the web service. I can access it from my development machine, but not from ...
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iis7 .net webservice 404 error

I have a webservice /test/Service1.asmx in the same folder as a page /test/test.aspx. The page works fine but I get the message bellow for the services in the same location. I know the file is there ...
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Using Computer name in URL causes issues when connecting to Web Services

The set of applications I work on all access the same 8 or so web services that we have. These services and applications all reside on the same box and all use the computer name when trying to ...
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Exchange Web Services causes transaction logs growth

I'm using EWS on an Exchange 2007 with basic authentication. I'm calling just the FindItems() method and the transaction log seem to grow alarmingly. On my test server I ran an endless loop calling ...
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Scheduled task fails, but runs fine when triggered manually

We have a 2008 R2 server with a scheduled task that runs a .bat file which executes a call to a Java app. The task triggers just fine, but stops executing anything after it creates the log file. ...
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How Can I Log Outbound HTTP Requests From My Web Applications?

One of our apps is calling a third-party webservice which has recently been switched to a different URI. We need to investigate this to try and see where the old address is being used (the code/config ...
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Monitor a web service hosted at http url [closed]

I am thinking of a strategies to monitor a web service hosted at http url. I want to be able to know if it is up or down. I am aware of polling but wondering if there are any other non obvious ...
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Deployment of many Web Services

I'm looking for advice/best-practices/+ve/-ve or other idea's on deployment and maintenance of many (50) Web Services and Web Service Applications on IIS across an application server cluster of 10 ...
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Rights required to access Exchange 2010 web services

We have a web site that needs to display address information that is stored in Exchange. We plan to get this information by calling Exchange web services. Question is what are the rights required by ...
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Access to a EWS Exchange Services

I'm trying to get EWS services work from a new 2013 Exchange Server. If I put services url: https://192.168.1.XXX/ews/services.wsdl in my browser I get an xml (the wsdl) with all my services. Perfect. ...
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How can I track down the cause of a 400: Bad Request web service call to localhost?

This is on Windows Server 2003 Running IIS. I have an ASP.NET 2.0 website which is also hosting some web services. When the site makes a webservice call to itself (localhost), I get back a 404: Bad ...
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Primary IP Webserver Woes

Every now and then my company will will do some intergration with a 3rd party, e.g. calling a webservice from our shared IIS webservers in e.g. some ASP page for instance. Where these intergrations ...
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GlassFish change port of web-service

I am new to Java and Linux. I have a JSP site and a java web service deployed on a GlassFish server (working OK). I need to change the port of both the application and web-service. I have changed ...
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How to buy a X.509 certificate for signing digital payloads

I am in a situation where my software is calling a third party web service (SOAP) and using WS-Security for client authentication using a client certificate and digital signing of the message ...
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Powershell and sharepoint and updatelistitems() exception

I've got an issue where I keep getting "Exception calling "UpdateListItems" with "2" argument(s): "Exception of type 'Microsoft.SharePoint.SoapServer.SoapServerException' was thrown." whenever I ...
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“IIS Admin Service is Disabled” Error When IIS Admin Is Running

Issue: I am trying to start the Default Website on IIS, but I am getting the following error: As you can see, it says that IIS Admin is disabled, when it is actually running. Question: Is there ...
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Server cost for smartphone app with web service [duplicate]

I am working on a smartphone application that will require a backend web service - but I have absolutely clueless to how much it will cost. Web Service will handle: - login of users - cataloging of ...
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What techniques are recommended to prevent a MITM attack when using a public/private key pairs (RSA)?

I currently have a group of web-services exposing interfaces to a variety of different client types and roles. Authentication is handled through a public/private key pairs (RSA) only to verify the URL ...
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How can I connect to a database from another computer?

Hi all I'm trying to access a database that is hosted in a laptop "database_server" from my android device which is both connected to the same network. The project is running at ...
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Configuration Error: 'Logon failure: the specified account password has expired.'

My boss just made several Windows updates to our server computer last night and in doing so we can no longer access the server from within the application. I went on the server to try and see what ...
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Can I easily setup a relay on a unix server which only accepts connection on a single IP?

I have a situation where I've developed a website on Windows and come to find only a single UNIX server has been white listed for the back end server-to-server information exchange that needs to be ...
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HTTP Webservers loadbalanced by HAProxy; VERY slow response for some requests

I have a strange problem when using HAProxy to loadbalance some webservers. The response through the load balance gets very slow sometimes... My script: global daemon quiet maxconn ...
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Where do I find error logs for Exchange 2010 Web Services

Probably a simple question, but I really can't find the answer on Google. We are creating an application that talks to Exchange Web Services. We have some messages working, but certain other requests ...
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“NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON” error in Windows 7 (ASP.NET & Web Service)

I have an asp.net web app which works fine in Windows XP machine in a domain. I am porting it to a Windows 7 stand alone machine. The app uses a web service which makes a call to sql server. The web ...
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Using IIS With Visual Web Developer

I am trying to launch a web service from Visual Web Developer using IIS. When I open the .asmx file in a web browser, I get an error that I do not have permission to access that page. I am using ...
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Sharepoint Web Service Alternative?

I need to call my reporting engine from sharepoint workflow. What's the best way to do this? It has been suggested that I use a web service, but what other alternatives are there, and how do they ...
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Exchange 2013 Management Web Service

Does a web service exist for performing management tasks against Exchange 2013 - equivalent to powershell commands such as: Enable-Mailbox Add-MailboxPermission Set-Mailbox ... I am aware of ...
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Access web service from external network

I'm trying to deploy a web service (wsdl) on a machine running Ubuntu 12.04 and access it service via external network, i.e. the internet. At first, I tested with apache2 by starting it and accessing ...
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What is causing my web service call to timeout?

The web server is Windows Server 2003 with IIS 6. The web service is an ASMX running in .NET 4.0. When calling the web service as the domain user named 'ALBERT' everything works successfully. POST ...
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Reasonable Location to Install Web Service on Server

Firstly, I'm a software developer and not qualified as any kind of system or server expert so I'm looking for advice in order to help me prevent faults on our server. I've written a modular system to ...
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Installing sharepoint web service disabled when trying to install BizTalk adapter

I have a MOSS Box, with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 SP2 (Danish server), .net 3.5 SP1 on a Server 2008 64 bit (where IIS is running 64 bit too). When I fire up the BizTalk installer and ...
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Tips on using Apache .htaccess?

First off, there is a plethora of great material on .htaccess on SO. However, some of it is advanced and it mostly spread across multiple questions. Today I found a tutorial with a number of good ...
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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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Destination Host Unreachable and Communications link failure when I connect to MySQL database using D2RQ library

I have a question: I have a web service which runs on a virtual machine located on a remote server with Ubuntu 12.04 operating system. Now, I want to test this Web Service and I'm using this code ...
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SharePoint Server PowerShell Access Denied

I am running a custom web service on a sharepoint server (2010). My script works fine until I make a call to update a database. I get this error: Exception calling "Update" with "0" argument(s): ...
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Need help solving permission error on navision 2013 webservices

I think this question border on both programmers and server admin knowledge so let's hope I choose the correct forum. I need to make an application communicate with Microsoft dynamics 2013 using it's ...