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Debugging WCF service traffic with Fiddler

At work, I had to look into request/response compression in WCF with .NET 3.5. In order to be sure whether what I’m doing had had the desired effect, I had to force Fiddler to capture the client-server SOAP traffic. So now I’ll try to summarize what I learned. The process consists of four steps: Hosting the web service Setting up Fiddler reverse proxy Modifying the WS’ WSDL file Setting up the client Calling the service via Fiddler’s proxy First, you need to host your service somewhere. In my example, I used the IIS 7.5...