Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

ASP executing external program

Posted on 1997-05-12
4
193 Views
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
Is it possible to execute an external program from ASP.
If it is, how?
0
Comment
Question by:tobbe021399
  • 2
4 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:idstech
ID: 1836277
Could you comment on what an ASP is...
0
 

Expert Comment

by:psnyder1
ID: 1836278
ASP = Active Server Pages... a recent addition to Microsoft's internet information server.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
jlederer earned 200 total points
ID: 1836279
The obvious answer is a Server Side Include tag like:

<!--#exec cmd="some shell command" -->

but that does not work with ASP.

What needs to be done is to create an object (like Server, Response, or Request) that has a method to shell out a command. If you have the Visual Studio tool, it would not be hard to create such an object with either C++ or VB.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:jlederer
ID: 1836280
Visit the site www.genusa.com/asp. This site has an activex
object that allows you to shell out a command.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Place text over image using CSS 6 48
Else condition 9 23
How to check if a session is disconnected in php 9 32
Angular won't showing my array result in HTML 3 25
This article describes how to create custom column layout styles for Bootstrap. The article uses 5 columns to illustrate the concept, but the principle can be extended to any number of columns.
Not sure what the best email signature size is? Are you worried about email signature image size? Follow this best practice guide.
The viewer will receive an overview of the basics of CSS showing inline styles. In the head tags set up your style tags: (CODE) Reference the nav tag and set your properties.: (CODE) Set the reference for the UL element and styles for it to ensu…
The viewer will the learn the benefit of plain text editors and code an HTML5 based template for use in further tutorials.

856 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question