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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services by Jeremy Kashel, Tim Kent, Martyn Bullerwell

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Getting started with the Web Services API

Prior to using the methods and logic available in MDS, we must configure the MDS WCF service to allow us to generate a proxy class. In order to do this we need to expose the WSDL by making a change to the web.config of the MDS Web Application. Please note that making this change will recycle the IIS application cache.

  1. Open the Web.config usually found in C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\Master Data Services\WebApplication\web.config.
  2. Find the<ServiceMetaData> section.
  3. Change httpGetEnabled to True. If you have MDS set up using SSL, set httpsGetEnabled to True instead.

Now we have configured MDS we can get started with the MDS WCF Service. We will begin by creating a new console application in Visual ...

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