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Error while consuming WCF service on IIS5.1

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 17, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WCF
Hi,   I have hosted a WCF service on IIS. Getting the following error while trying to add service reference in client web application. While I am able to run the service and view the WSDL.   ERROR: The document at the url http://localhost/TestSvc/Service1.svc was not recognized as a known document type. The error message from each known type may help you fix the problem: - Report from 'http://localhost/TestSvc/Service1.svc' is 'The document format is not recognized (the content type is 'text/html; charset=UTF-8').'. - Report from 'DISCO Document' is 'There was an error downloading 'http://localhost/testSvc/Service1.svc?disco'.'.   - Unable to connect to the remote server   - No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it - Report from 'WSDL Document' is 'The document format is not recognized (the content type is 'text/html; charset=UTF-8').'. - Report from 'XML Schema' is 'The document format is not recognized (the content type is 'text/html; charset=UTF-8').'. Metadata contains a reference that cannot be resolved: 'http://localhost/TestSvc/Service1.svc'. Metadata contains a reference that cannot be resolved: 'http://localhost/TestSvc/Service1.svc'. If the service is defined in the current solution, try building the solution and adding the service reference again.     Thanks, Bi

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