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Soap via Httpwebrequest

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 25, 2010    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework

This is my first time using SOAP with anything. 

I have an interesting situation, I have to send query's via soap to a secure server and get a response back and then import the response into a database.  I have the connection to the secure server figured out and importing the returned xml figured out.  It's the middle part that i am having issues with.  Most of the examples online that I have run across say to set up a webservice to the remote site and then call that service in the code.  I followed thier examples however I get nothing back in the service windows from the remote web site.

Here is my vb.net code with the soap request inside:

Imports System.Net

Imports System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates

Imports System.IO

Imports System

Imports System.Text

Imports System.Data

Imports System.Data.SqlClient

Imports System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection

Imports System.Xml

Public Class DART_DL

 Dim conn As New SqlConnection("Data Source=SQLSERVER\SQLDB;Initial Catalog=ABCTrans;Integrated Security=SSPI;")

 Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load

 RunClient("5MIN", "C:\ABC.pfx", "PASSWORD")

 End Sub

 Private Sub RunClient(ByVal name As String, ByVal cert As String, ByVal pass As String)

 Dim cont

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We want to upgrade from VS2005 to VS2010. Before we do that, I would like some clarity about some things.


Can we build typical SOAP webservices with the 4 Framework as I could with 2.0?


Would a WCF Service allow me to have both REST/SOAP services in one application?


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