After some research on calling SharePoint webservices, it seems that using the following URL:


would allow me to request data from SharePoint sites that I have access to.

If that URL doesn't return anything (404), does that mean that the webservices have been disabled by the Admin (Enterprise context)?

Thanks in advance.

  • does it return 404 error? it means not found.
    – Aanchal
    Sep 10, 2014 at 16:47
  • Does that mean it has been disabled by the admin? Shouldn't all the sharepoint sites have the wsdl associated with them? Sep 10, 2014 at 16:57

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404 Mean file not found.

Couple of things to check and correct.

  • Make sure the Address is correct...try to browse the site collection without /_vti_bin/lists.asmx?wsdl and see if you get the site. For my guess you site collection address is not correct...isn't http://www.something.com/sites/url?
  • also remove the wsdl at the end then try -

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