Retreiving List Content through WebService in SharePoint 2003

Add the webreference to the Lists.asmx in sharepoint site.

http://localhost/_vti_bin/Lists.asmx (SharePoint virtual Directory URL/_vti_bin/Lists.asmx

write the following methods in your webservice.

private data.DataTable GetDataTableFromWSS(bool onlySchema) { string WssSiteUrl =; string WssSiteUrl = ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings[“WssSiteUrl”]; WssSite.Lists lists = new WssSite.Lists(); lists.Url = WssSiteUrl + “_vti_bin/Lists.asmx”; lists.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials;

lists.PreAuthenticate = true; //you have to pass the […]