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Reach webservice with alias

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 12, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WCF



I made a webservice which I reached at https://mycomputer/MyserviceApp/myservice.svc. I created a development certificate with makecert and it was working well.

Now I decided to make my app more flexibile. I make an alias to mycomputer (at the moment the service and client are on the same development machine). I edited the web.config and app config to not to use https://mycomputer... but use https://myalias... I created a new dev certificate with makecert attached it to my website on iis.

However when I start my client it couldn't connect. In the evenlog I saw logs which tells me the client tried to connect to https://mycomputer and not to https://myalias... and it doesn't found any endpoint.

WebHost failed to process a request.

Sender Information: System.ServiceModel.Activation.HostedHttpRequestAsyncResult/50390520

Exception: System.Web.HttpException (0x80004005): There was no channel actively listening at 'https://mycomputer/MyServiceApp/MyService.svc/$metadata'. This is often caused by an incorrect address URI. Ensure that the address to which the message is sent matches an address on whic

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