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Setting Client Credentials when calling an HTTPS Web Service with the WSDL Type Provider

February 10, 2015 1 comment

.. just because it was so hard to find it online.  (This works with .Net 4.5 and F# 3.1).

You will need to add references to:

  • System.Runtime.Serialization
  • System.ServiceModel
  • System.IdentityModel
  • FSharp.Data.TypeProviders

Here’s the code, I’m sure you can work out the important bit.  It’s calling a WCF service called MyService, your names may vary:

open System
open System.ServiceModel
open System.IdentityModel
open Microsoft.FSharp.Data.TypeProviders

type MyService = WsdlService<"https://someuri.com/MyService">

let someService = MyService.GetBasicHttpBinding_SomeService()

// important bit here!
someService.DataContext.ClientCredentials.UserName.UserName <- "MyUser"
someService.DataContext.ClientCredentials.UserName.Password <- "Password1"

someService.DoStuff()
// you should probably catch some exceptions here

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Categories: F#, WCF