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Can't Add Service Reference in VS 2010 to a net.tcp endpoint

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 16, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WCF
I've got a service running (well, it doesn't crash), but when I try to add a Service Reference to it, I keep getting Metadata contains a reference that cannot be resolved: 'net.tcp://localhost:55555/mex'. Metadata contains a reference that cannot be resolved: 'net.tcp://localhost:55555/mex'. If the service is defined in the current solution, try building the solution and adding the service reference again. The pertinent parts of my config file are:   <netTcpBinding> <binding name="ReliableDuplexBinding" closeTimeout="00:00:10" openTimeout="00:00:10" receiveTimeout="00:00:30" sendTimeout="00:00:15" maxBufferPoolSize="1048576" maxBufferSize="262144" maxReceivedMessageSize="262144"> <readerQuotas maxDepth="33" maxStringContentLength="100000" maxArrayLength="131072" maxBytesPerRead="262144" maxNameTableCharCount="54000" /> <reliableSession inactivityTimeout="05:00:00" enabled="true" /> <security mode="None"> <transport> <extendedProtectionPolicy policyEnforcement="Never" /> </transport> </security> </binding> </netTcpBinding> <behaviors> <serviceBehaviors> <behavior nam

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