.NET Tutorials, Forums, Interview Questions And Answers
Welcome :Guest
Sign In
Win Surprise Gifts!!!

Top 5 Contributors of the Month
Gaurav Pal
Post New Web Links

The XML Files: WSDL, Web Services, and More

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

More Related Resource Links

Web Services: Increase Your App's Reach Using WSDL to Combine Multiple Web Services


The very tools that have helped drive the growing adoption of Web services, and the enabling abstractions that they provide, can often prevent developers from peeking behind the curtains at the XML standards that make up the Web services stack. This article will offer a solution that enables type sharing between proxies created for complementary Web services, while at the same time providing an opportunity to examine the Web Services Description Language (WSDL) and its interaction with the Web services tools you know and love.

Gerrard Lindsay

MSDN Magazine March 2005

The XML Files: Web Services Encoding and More


Aaron Skonnard covers the difference between document/literal and rpc/encoded Web Services and the history behind them.

Aaron Skonnard

MSDN Magazine May 2003

The XML Files: Web Services and DataSets


Programmers using Visual Basic® 6. 0 have long bowed to the altar of the ADO recordset. It's probably the most commonly used data structure in Windows®-based applications today. The ADO. NET DataSet is poised to play a similar role in the realm of managed Windows-based applications.

Aaron Skonnard

MSDN Magazine April 2003

The XML Files: The Birth of Web Services


The XML technology receiving the most attention these days is Web Services. Web Services is a term commonly used to describe an entire new breed of applications. Unfortunately, not everyone agrees on what that breed is.

Aaron Skonnard

MSDN Magazine October 2002

WSDL not working for SQL Reporting Services 2008

I have seutp reporting services successfully, but now i want to generate a proxy to be able to interact progromatically with the reporting services 2008 like I did in 2000 and 2005.  I have tried viewing the WSDL from a command like this:   http://localhost/reportserver/reportservice.asmx?WSDL and I get an error like this:   The path of the item 'WSDL' is not valid. The full path must be less than 260 characters long; other restrictions apply. If the report server is in native mode, the path must start with slash. (rsInvalidItemPath) Get Online Help Any thoughts?  I also tried from WSDL.exe, no dice. Thanksl Ben

WSDL - add reference to policy in one or more external xml files

Hello, I've searched along the web, but didn't find anything that works well. I have an external xml file which declare some WS* policy:   <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <wsp:Policy xmlns:wsp="http://www.w3.org/2006/07/ws-policy" xmlns:wsaw="http://www.w3.org/2006/05/addressing/wsdl" xmlns:http="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/wsdl/http/" xmlns:wsa="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2004/08/addressing" xmlns:wsu="http://docs.oasis-open.org/wss/2004/01/oasis-200401-wss-wssecurity-utility-1.0.xsd" xmlns:wsrr="http://www.ibm.com/xmlns/prod/serviceregistry/6/2/wspolicy" xmlns:wsoma="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2004/09/policy/optimizedmimeserialization" wsrr:policyClassDomain="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2004/09/policy/optimizedmimeserialization" targetNamespace="http://mycommon/Policy"> <wsp:Policy wsu:Id="WSHttpsBinding_policy"> <wsp:ExactlyOne> <wsp:All> <sp:TransportBinding xmlns:sp="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/07/securitypolicy"> <wsp:Policy> <sp:TransportToken> <wsp:Policy> <sp:HttpsToken RequireClientCertificate="false" /> </wsp:Policy> </sp:TransportToken> <sp:AlgorithmSuite> <wsp:Policy> <s

Web Services Task Editor: The input Web Services Description Language (WSDL) file is not valid

I am trying to prove I can use SSIS to connect to a web service.  The WS I am trying to connect to was developed by a vendor and covered by a NDA, but I was able to reproduce the issue with a public WS. Here are the steps to reproduce the issue: In the Web Services Connection Manager, I entered http://office.microsoft.com/Research/Providers/MoneyCentral.asmx?wsdl in the URL window.  I am able to successfully "test" the connection I pasted the above link into IE and saved the resulting XML as a .wsdl file on my local machine.  In the Web Services Task Editor, General Tab, I specify the path to the .wsdl file and click on "Download WSDL" button.  No Issues When I click on "Input" and select "MoneyCentralRemote" from the drop-down for Service, I receive an error message saying "This version of the Web Services Description Language (WSDL) is not supported" So the questions are: Did I perform the above steps correctly? What WSDL versions are supported in SSIS? How can I tell what WSDL version was used to create the .wsdl I am trying to access? If the WSDL is an unsupported version, is there a work-around to fix the issue?

URL location of the WSDL File for Web Services File Task

I am finding that in order to have the Web Services Task work successfully the location of the WSDL file has to be on a local drive that SSIS is executing upon.  Is the current intended behavior? In my SSIS task I use a URL path to store information extracted from the Web Service.  The information is stored on a different server than the one that SSIS is running upon.  This works properly without error. I have confirmed that SSIS has appropriate permissions to read/write to that directory on that server.  When I attempt to reference the WSDL file (located in the same URL directory that I am saving the information) I get a web services error, 'The Web Services Name is empty, Verify that a valid web service name is available." When I update the Web Service Task attribute to point to the WSDL file located on a local drive it works correctly.  I have confirmed that both WSDL documents are exactly the same. The behavior seems a little strange...so I must be missing something subtle. ...cordell...

WSDL file for Web Services task

I'm trying to use a Web Service for the first time in SSIS.  I have the httpConnection specified, and the test succeeded.  I have put in a text file the code below, and renamed the file with a .WSDL extension.  I'm getting the error below.  What is wrong with my WSDL file?  Thanks!   Could not read the Web Services Description Language (WSDL) file.  The input WSDL file is not valid.  The follwing error occurred while reading the file.  There is an error in XML document (3,3)...   Code Snippet<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?><soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/"><soap:Body><helloworld xmlns="http://lesl.com/" /></soap:Body></soap:Envelope>

How to develop WCF services and host them only using WSDL and schemas provided by client(consumer)?

Hi,I am new to WCF. I have just gone through sample calculator service examples and have very hazy understanding of WCF. I have one requirement  where i need to develop WCF services. I have been provided with WSDL and SCHEMAS and has been asked to develop WCF services part.The client part is ready and they need us to write webservices so they can consume it. Can anyone please xplain how could i begin with and from where ? Also what are schemas (XSD's) used for ? Also how would I make sure that after building webservices I have hosted the webservices in such a way that other people in our network could access them ?I have read forums where you have webservices  but need to write clients which can consume it, but not sure how to approach the above requirement. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Please explain it considering I AM NOVICE/BEGINNER.  Thanks

Merging Multiple Excel files (exports from Reporting Services)


So we have Office 2007 on our system and I'm trying to use Excel Interop to take a number of Excel files, which are exports from Reporting Services, and combine them into one large workbook.  I'm using the code below which works fine to get all the information from all the files into one workbook but the colors of things goes absolutely haywire.  Anyone know why my colors are getting all out of wack?

protected void MergeFiles(string destinationFile, string[] sourceFiles, string guid)
                //1. Validate folder,  
                //2. Instantiate excel object  
                //3. Loop through the files  
                //4. Add sheets  
                //5. Save and enjoy!  


Reporting Services Designer (LayoutEditor) Control to edit RDLC files?


I have Visual Studio 2008, with the Business Intelligence Toolset.  I want to build a WinForm application for my group that will contain a ReportViewer object.  ReportViewer will only accept Reports from an RDLC file with the 2005 schema, not the 2008 schema. 

I also want the users to be able to build and view their Reports on the fly using the tool, without Visual Studio.  It is possible to do this by manually editing the XML file, but nothing beats having a GUI.  I have found that I can include the Microsoft.ReportDesigner.LayoutEditor control in my application (from C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies), which allows me to create and edit RDL 2008 files on the fly, but I cannot view them with the ReportViewer.  I do not see this as an issue, because our company has a site license, and the program will not be externally distributed.

Where can I find the DLL that contains the ReportDesigner to create RDLC 2005 files?  Since I can right-click and Add a Report object in Visual Studio 2008, and it opens with the 2005 editor, I know it must be somewhere on the computer, but I could use help finding the Winform control. 


-- Scott

-- Scott

WSDL files




I am new to work with web services. I am working on a project where there are a set of WSDL files and inside the project we are trying to invoke the a method inside it. But I dont know how it works and it is throwing the error method not found. Could any one tell me how to invode the method in wsdl file using webservice and what are the requirements to do this.

Before invoking the method its trying ti create instance of the service but returns null. I am not sure how to do this.


Thanks in advance.

ASP.NetWindows Application  .NET Framework  C#  VB.Net  ADO.Net  
Sql Server  SharePoint  Silverlight  Others  All   

Hall of Fame    Twitter   Terms of Service    Privacy Policy    Contact Us    Archives   Tell A Friend