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What's the big difference between local html and downloaded html

I have an html file that works perfectly when I open it locally, but when downloaded from the web it doesn't work.

Here's the url to the file:
http://www.fcuitgeest.nl/EE_Test.html

Here's the text:
<HTML>
<HEAD>
<TITLE>Cross-Window Write</TITLE>
<SCRIPT>
newwindow=window.open();
newdocument=newwindow.document;
newdocument.write("<html><head>");
newdocument.write('<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">');
newdocument.write('<title>ANWB Routeplanner</title>');
newdocument.write('<BASE HREF="http://anwb.tensingsks.com/anwb/" >');
newdocument.write('</HEAD>');
newdocument.write('<BODY bgProperties=fixed BACKGROUND="Image3.jpg" onload="window.moveTo(0,0); if (document.all) { top.window.resizeTo(screen.availWidth,screen.availHeight)};document.frm.action.value = 1;document.frm.submit();">');
newdocument.write('<form name="frm" action="/anwb/scripts/tgigw.dll" method="post">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="countryid0" value="0">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="RMODE" value="FAST">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="countryid1" value="0">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="pcid0" value="58826">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="TEMPLNAME" value="zoek_route_tussen.htt">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="REDIRURL" value="http://anwb.tensingsks.com/anwb/scripts/tgigw.dll?APP=ANWBMS&CMD=ROUTE&OUTPUT=HTML&">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="app" value="anwbresolve">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="cmd" value="resolve1">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="pc0" value="1911TR" >');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="pc1" value="1624AA" >');
newdocument.write('</form>');
newdocument.write('</body>');
newdocument.write('</html>');
newwindow.history.go(0);
// start polling for load finish
//setTimeOut("newwindow.stop()",2500);
</SCRIPT>
</HEAD>
</HTML>
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CJ_SCommented:
The difference is security. Locally you can do everything: creating and using components, adjust local items etc. Online you cannot.

When I open your online page it redirects to a virtual directory "http://anwb.tensingsks.com/anwb/scripts/", this directory does not allow contents to be listed.

You submit the form and go to a dll (ISAPI I assume). For this to work the internet user will need sufficient rights to access this dll. If you work locally you are running under the logged in account (administrator or someone else), but not with the IUSR_MACHINENAME user.

Go to IIS and check the following:
1) the scripts directory allows "Scripts and executables"
2) The IUSR_MACHINENAME may access the site
3) integrated windows authentication is turned off.

CJ
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WiseGuyAuthor Commented:
Hi CJ,

The site I redirect to (anwb.tensingsks.com) is not mine. I am trying to (mis/re)use this site to supply routeplan information on predefined routes. I'm supplying start and end points.

This site allows my local files to have a piggyback ride, but when the file originates from the internet, it doesn't. If security is the difference, then it has to be about the origin of the html file. Is there a way to impersonate a local file?

WiseGuy
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CJ_SCommented:
That must be it. They must do a check there somehow.

Why not use the direct location and change the postcodes into the correct postcode? (zipcode), and then open it directly.

Something like

zip1 = "1911TR";
zip2 = "1624AA";

window.open("http://anwb.tensingsks.com/anwb/scripts/tgigw.dll?APP=ANWBMS&CMD=ROUTE&OUTPUT=HTML&RMODE=FAST&resseltype0=1&rescountryid0=0&respc0=1911TR&respcid0=58826&resdescr0=postcode+"+zip1+"&resx0=1479918&resy0=1979606&resseltype1=1&rescountryid1=0&respc1=1624AA&respcid1=45078&resdescr1=postcode+"+zip2+"&resx1=1503859&resy1=1993065");

All on one line.

CJ


CJ
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lexxwernCommented:
wait. one more ting. in the code posted
WHERE IS THE <BODY>.
All html have got to have a <BODY>.

your script is javascript so here's a correction for your code

<HTML>
<HEAD>
<TITLE>Cross-Window Write</TITLE>
<SCRIPT language="javascript">
function loaded(){
newwindow=window.open();
newdocument=newwindow.document;
newdocument.write("<html><head>");
newdocument.write('<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">');
newdocument.write('<title>ANWB Routeplanner</title>');
newdocument.write('<BASE HREF="http://anwb.tensingsks.com/anwb/" >');
newdocument.write('</HEAD>');
newdocument.write('<BODY bgProperties=fixed BACKGROUND="Image3.jpg" onload="window.moveTo(0,0); if (document.all)
{ top.window.resizeTo(screen.availWidth,screen.availHeight)};document.frm.action.value = 1;document.frm.submit();">');
newdocument.write('<form name="frm" action="/anwb/scripts/tgigw.dll" method="post">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="countryid0" value="0">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="RMODE" value="FAST">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="countryid1" value="0">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="pcid0" value="58826">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="TEMPLNAME" value="zoek_route_tussen.htt">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="REDIRURL" value="http://anwb.tensingsks.com/anwb/scripts/tgigw.dll?APP=ANWBMS&CMD=ROUTE&OUTPUT=HTML&">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="app" value="anwbresolve">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="cmd" value="resolve1">');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="pc0" value="1911TR" >');
newdocument.write('<input type="hidden" name="pc1" value="1624AA" >');
newdocument.write('</form>');
newdocument.write('</body>');
newdocument.write('</html>');
newwindow.history.go(0);
// start polling for load finish
//setTimeOut("newwindow.stop()",2500);
}
</SCRIPT>
</HEAD>
<body onload="loaded()">
</body>
</HTML>

does this work?


lhn.
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lexxwernCommented:
what i have done is put your script in a function.
and then i asked the browser to load the function. so it'll work as well as your original script.


lhn.
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WiseGuyAuthor Commented:
Hi CJ,

Well you comment with the direct window.open(...) worked, so could you post an answer please.

Thanx for the support

WiseGuy
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CJ_SCommented:
Glad to help!

CJ
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WiseGuyAuthor Commented:
Good work!

Both an answer to the question and a solution for the underlying problem.

CU, WiseGuy
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