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Hi All,

I am trying to access WCF service hosted on server. The service is using SSL connection.
I assigned a self signed certificate in IIS.
The service is a restfull service.
I tried with two different scenarios:

1st scenario :
I hosted the web site to same server(client application which access service)
In this case the service is accessible and able to get response from service.

2nd scenario :
I hosted the web site to localhost,local machine.
From here when I am trying to make request to service method it is not accessible. :(
Here is code :
function testHttps()
    	var xhr = createCORSRequest('POST', url);
	   	if (!xhr) {
	   	  alert('CORS not supported');
	   	xhr.onload = function() {		   
			xhr.onerror = function() {
	   		alert('Woops, there was an error making the request.');	   		

	   	xhr.setRequestHeader('Content-Type', 'application/json') ;

function createCORSRequest(method, url) {
  var xhr = new XMLHttpRequest();

  if ("withCredentials" in xhr) {
    // XHR for Chrome/Firefox/Opera/Safari., url, true);    
  } else if (typeof XDomainRequest != "undefined") {
    // XDomainRequest for IE.
    xhr = new XDomainRequest();, url);

  } else {
    // CORS not supported.
    xhr = null;
  return xhr;

How to make CORS call success with HTTPS?
I do not want to install any certificate on client site.
How to authenticate service from Javascript?

Please suggest...
Thanks for your help in advance.


1 solution

My main goal is to access the web site and web service through HTTPS on mobile browsers.
On Android : First time the browser will ask for accept certificate if certificate is self signed. If it is trusted certificate it will get loaded without any confirmation.
On iPhone/iPad : It is not allowing to load the self signed certificate. Se we did a workaround to make it work. I disabled certificate check and accept all connections.

So finally I am able to call service and web site from HTTPS with distributed behaviour.
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