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What does my WCF URI Look like? RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have a WCF service in wich i can call a PTZ (Pan,Tilt,Zoom) function across a network. This works well but I am asked to describe the actual URI that is sent. The awesome thing about a WebInvoke is that I don't have to worry about all of that... until now.

    I open the host on my server:

    WebServiceHost host = new WebServiceHost((WCFServer.Instance), new Uri("http://" + localhost + ": " + Port + "/ProjectName"));

    And then I call the PTZ function from a client:

    [WebInvoke(Method = "POST", UriTemplate = "PTZ", BodyStyle = System.ServiceModel.Web.WebMessageBodyStyle.Wrapped), Description("")]

    void SelectCamera(UInt16 CameraID);

    Some code is missing here but it all works fine and I think this is all that's needed for my question.

    I know the looks of the uri can vary depending on what's defined in the UriTemplate but I am not allowed to change it anymore so I have to go with what's already used.

    I can call a parameterless function from my web browser without a problem but I get stuck on functions with parameters.

    How does the URI look when I call the PTZ function in my case?

    Thursday, February 26, 2015 10:05 AM

Answers

  • Hi RikG92,

    >>How does the URI look when I call the PTZ function in my case?

    I see that you have defined the following:

    [WebInvoke(Method = "POST", UriTemplate = "PTZ", BodyStyle = System.ServiceModel.Web.WebMessageBodyStyle.Wrapped), Description("")]

    Then when calling the PTZ function, the URI should be like this:

    http:// localhost:8080/ProjectName/PTZ

    Best Regards,
    Amy Peng


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