Solving Caching problem of IE for WCF REST service

Objective This article will explain; how to solve the caching problem in IE while making call to for REST enabled WCF service. Client might be a SILVERLIGHT client or AJAX client. Background Read my other articles on WCF REST service for better understanding of this article. Is REST service and a web page is same? … Continue reading Solving Caching problem of IE for WCF REST service

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NTLM and Windows Authentication on WCF service

Objective This document will explain various combinations of IIS and WCF Ntlm/Windows authentication settings. What is difference between NTLM and WINDOWS authentication in WCF? Windows authentication = authentication in NTLM + authentication in Active Directory NTLM authentication = authentication in only NTLM IIS configuration For all scenario IIS is configured for Windows authentication. What I … Continue reading NTLM and Windows Authentication on WCF service

Step by Step walkthrough to host WCF service in Windows Azure

Objective This article will give step by step walkthrough of hosting a WCF service in windows azure. Note: Before reading through this walkthrough see this http://djoncloud.cloudapp.net/DjService.svc . We are going to host this service in this walkthrough. Prerequisite VS 2010 Beta Windows AZURE SDK should be installed on the system. Step 1 Open Visual Studio … Continue reading Step by Step walkthrough to host WCF service in Windows Azure

Step by Step walkthrough to create first application for cloud (Windows Azure)

Step 1 Open Visual Studio 2010 as an administrator. Select File -> New -> Cloud Service. Click on Windows Azure cloud service template. Give name of the cloud service. After creating the cloud service select the type of role. There are many roles to choose from. For our purpose, we will choose ASP.Net Web Role. … Continue reading Step by Step walkthrough to create first application for cloud (Windows Azure)

WINDOWS authentication on REST enabled WCF service

Enabling windows authentication on a REST enabled service is relatively easier task than it's appear. To test that windows authentication is enabled successfully or not use other browser than Internet explorer because IE will automatically do an NTLM negotiation with domain credentials. So when REST service is running in IE, it is not prompting for … Continue reading WINDOWS authentication on REST enabled WCF service