Bug 34108 - always null problem with NSData.FromUrl
Summary: always null problem with NSData.FromUrl
Status: RESOLVED ANSWERED
Alias: None
Product: iOS
Classification: Xamarin
Component: General ()
Version: XI 9.0 (iOS9)
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
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Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2015-09-21 08:03 UTC by torch
Modified: 2015-09-22 08:42 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description torch 2015-09-21 08:03:16 UTC
After todays update of xamarin on the iOS side, my soft have problem with NSData.FromUrl(... that always returns null for correct urls. Did some of You have similar problems?
Comment 1 Sebastien Pouliot 2015-09-21 08:26:55 UTC
I suspect your URL is using HTTP.

By default iOS 9 disallow HTTP access to download content. You need to either
swicth to HTTPS (Apple's preference) or opt-in [1] to continue using unsecured
connections.

[1] by modifying your Info.plist, see ""App Transport Security has blocked a
cleartext HTTP (http://) resource load since it is insecure." in XI 9.0 release
post on the forums.

http://forums.xamarin.com/discussion/50971/stable-release-xamarin-ios-9-0-ios-9-0-upstream-release
Comment 2 torch 2015-09-22 02:11:03 UTC
Only one thing after monday xamarin update and xcode update, on iOS. There was a strange behave when I open view controllers in xCode, because images for my backgrounds and buttons are not loaded correctly. And ewerywhere are question marks. Is there some solution for that ?
Comment 3 Sebastien Pouliot 2015-09-22 08:42:48 UTC
Another bug was filled for comment #2. I assume that the NSData issue was fixed by the Info.plist change (since no further indication was given). If not then please attach a test case and re-open this bug. Thanks