Today's webpages become more and more
interactive, and are used to
process data (like: placing orders).
This requires Server-based processing, which was in the early
of the Internet usually a CGI-script, written in Perl or C.
On a Microsoft Webserver, Microsoft has introduced:
"Active Server Pages (ASP)", which use Visual
The version of Peer-Webserver provided with NT4-Workstation is
able to process ASP-pages, even if you allowed in the Properties
the WWW-service the Access: "Execute":
||on trying to process an ASP-webpage, Internet
Explorer will display
the error message:
"Error 501/505 -
or not Supported"
But the Webserver can be upgraded for ASP-processing.
This upgrade was provided on the NT-ServicePack 3 CD-ROM
(sorry, I am not aware of any download
URL for this) :
||On the NT4 ServicePack 3 CD-ROM in
the directory \IIS\ASP, run the
The installation begins with opening a Command-box and them
files. Accept the License agreement:
Allow the installation to "stop" the currently cunning
||You can select some
If you are not planing
to connect via ASP to a
database, you do not need
to install ODBC-drivers.
If you do not need the
(because you are already
familiar with ASP) or if
you are short in disk-capacity,
you can choose NOT to
install the documentation.
||The Webservices need to be
restarted, which would happen
on the next reboot.
Usually you would click here on
"Yes" to restart the services.
||An HTML-page with
requires the "Execute"