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Web Services & invalid security certificate

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 08, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I am trying to use the Sharepoint List Web Service and VS 2008 to read data from an Access database, create an XML document/element from the information in that database, and then use the XML to update a SP List.  However, our Development server has an invalid security certificate (to save money).  It appears that I can connect successfully to the Web Service (because I can add the Web reference to the project) but I get a connection error when I actually try to update the list.  (This article describes what needs to be done to fix my problem http://support.microsoft.com/kb/915599 but getting a valid security cert just isn't in the cards for this environment.)  The procedure worked correctly on a SP server that was hosted outside our company with a different validation method, i.e. not Active Directory.  We are using SP MOSS 2007.  Thanks for any ideas you can give me. 

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