Using HTTPS with basicHttpBinding in WCF Gateway

WCF can work as gateway and in this case you need to configure the service endpoint and client endpoint.

In some cases your client endpoint is HTTPS  and you are using basicHttpBinding. basicHttpBinding suppose you are not using HTTPS.

You need to define your own binding configuration with security mode set to Transport

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 <client>
    <endpoint name="clientEndPoint" 
              bindingConfiguration="MyBasicHttpBinding" 
              address="https://**********************.svc" 
              binding="basicHttpBinding" 
              contract="*" />
 </client>

 <bindings>
     <basicHttpBinding>
        <binding name="MyBasicHttpBinding">
           <security mode="Transport">
           </security> 
        </binding>
    </basicHttpBinding>
</bindings>

HTTP Error 404.2 – Not Found – WCF on Windows 7 and IIS7.5

When deploying a WCF service to IIS7 on top of Windows 7 and browse it, you may got the following error

HTTP Error 404.2 – Not Found

The page you are requesting cannot be served because of the ISAPI and CGI Restriction list settings on the Web server.

Solution Open IIS Manager This will open the below screen. httperror403 Put check on below screen After the two changes, the screen should be like below Try now