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Calling FP98 EXPERT!

What was originally to be a simple task, which was to insert a feedback form into my intranet, has turned into a splitting headache. Using FP98 webbot, I inserted all the necessary input, with my e-mail address to receive the feedback, yet it doesn't work. Then I read the microsoft support web page (how to submit form results to e-mail) explaining how to make the necessary changes in the Frontpg.ini file. I tried but I still get a "HTTP: 501 error - Not Supported" message in the browser. Why is this? I may not have input the correct changes in the parameter=value setting. The changes I made to this file were:
SMTPHost="my_email_address"
SMTPHost="our_MSexchange_IP_address"
SendmailCommand

Any suggestions?. Additional info: Windows 95, Personal Web Server
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LozzCommented:
Does this happen when you run it on the Personal Web Server, or on your ISP's server?
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aburrCommented:
Your sever must be running the FrontPage extensions to the forms to work. These extensions (for most posular servers) can be downloaded from microsoft at no charge.
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ee96m04Author Commented:
I have the server extensions, and it occurs with both the PWS and through the ISP. However, now I get a different error message, which says 'Front Page error'see the FPage log file.
I did and it says: 'Cannot resolve name of SMTP host my_email_address'.;
What is the problem here? I still haven't solved this one - I need help
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MaDdUCKCommented:
You don't need your_email_address...only the IP should do as Host argument.

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ee96m04Author Commented:
I have now removed the e-mail address, and now I get a different error message: 'Cannot connect to SMTP host'xx.xx.xx.xx'
Is this simply because the IP address is wrong or something else?

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