Here is what I have so far. I am creating an ASP.NET Web service to log our internal web site activities. The majority of our internal sites are written in ColdFusion. I have used web services before in the ASP.Net world, but ColdFusion is a little new to me. I am just starting to experiment with this type of situation. As an explanation to why we are mixing the two technologies: we are moving away from ColdFusion at this time and are in a transitional phase.
The C# code is first. This I believe is correct.
[WebService(Namespace = "http://oursite.org:86")]
[WebServiceBinding(ConformsTo = WsiProfiles.BasicProfile1_1)]
public class LogEvent : System.Web.Services.WebService
private IContainer components = null;
private void InitalizeComponent()
protected override void Dispose(bool disposing)
if (disposing && components != null)
public string InsertEvent()
I have just a simple CFC to call the web service.
<cffunction name="TestWebService" access="remote" returntype="Any" >
<cfinvoke webservice="oursite.org:86/LogEvent.asmx?wsdl" method="InsertEvent" returnvariable="result" >
When I run the CFC method I get the following error back.
Unable to read WSDL from URL:
I have searched and followed every tutorial and suggestion I have found, but I am not an expert at ColdFusion. Am I missing something?
Any help would be appreciated.
Not sure if it is required but you might need to put the protocol in your webservice attribute.
<cfinvoke webservice="http://oursite.org:86/LogEvent.asmx?wsdl" method="InsertEvent" returnvariable="result" >
Do you get the WSDL if you surf to http://oursite.org:86/LogEvent.asmx?wsdl in your browser? Test from the ColdFusion server too.
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