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Secured web service - Signed SOAP xml with pfx. Is it possible?

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  • Hello everyone,

    I'm a not good at Web services and C#.

    I'm looking for a solution to exchange data between an application server and a secured web service. Overview:

    - There is a PFX file present which contains the client certificate and the private key.

    - The PFX is installed on the application server. 

    - I can't approach the service endpoint through a browser e.g. internet explorer. Even with a certificate.

    - I received a SOAPUI project with already the bindings and methods defined (Can't insert the URL). I just needed to reference the PFX file in the settings. I compile a test for a method in the form of a SOAP message and I succesfully receive a response.

    -I think because I'm using SSIS I can't use WSE or WCF approaches.

    I need to generate the following SOAP header structure:


    Now in C# how can I realize the same effect as in SOAPUI? At first I tried manually composing the soapmessage and posting it to the service, but I think this is not possible, because I can't seem to generate a security binary token. Now I'm thinking about generating proxy classes. Since I don''t have acces to the URL endpoint, I'll have to use offline versions of the WSDL + XSD's. Can the proxy class approach work with the web service security? 

    Thx 

    Friday, July 04, 2014 10:26 AM

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