Consume SSG-WSG API with .NET application

1/ Create an Account:

2/ Go to Dashboard –> Create New App
Open – Developers will be issued a set of unique Client ID and Client Secret upon creation of an App
Certificate – Mutual authentication and require developers to provide a certificate

3/ Go to Dashboard –> Subscriptions –> Add API

4/ Run the command below to generate key.pem and cert.pem.

openssl req -x509 -newkey rsa:4096 -keyout key.pem -out cert.pem -days 365

5/ Upload the cert.pem to your credentials setting at Dashboard –> App Settings –> Credentials

6/ Run the command below to generate PKCS #12 certificate for the .NET application.

openssl pkcs12 -inkey key.pem -in cert.pem -export -out cert.p12

7/ Sample C# code:

var handler = new HttpClientHandler();
handler.ClientCertificateOptions = ClientCertificateOption.Manual;
handler.SslProtocols = SslProtocols.Tls12;

var cert = File.ReadAllBytes(@"<path_to>\cert.p12");
var x509cert = new X509Certificate2(cert);
var httpClient = new HttpClient(handler);

var response = httpClient.GetAsync("").Result;

if (response.StatusCode == HttpStatusCode.OK)
    var result = response.Content.ReadAsStringAsync().Result;



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