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Web service Windows Digest Authentication

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 10, 2011    Points: 0   Category :ADO.Net

I have created a web service and installed it on web server. I am using that service through client application without Authentication.

For using this service I have added web service reference with public IP of web server, it's working correctly

Note:-Both web server and client application are in same domain.

Now I am implementing the windows digest authentication in web service.But when i add the reference with public IP of web server in client application then Request is Timed Out.(ie.No response from web server within 110 seconds.)

If I add the reference with domain IP then it works correctly.

 Now my question is what is difference between adding reference with Public IP and Domain IP ?

And how it is related to windows Digest Authentication ?

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