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I need to post some XML to an external web address (Java servlet on another web server) from within a shopping cart written in aspl. I need example code for how to do this. I also need to know if it can be done to an SSL address.
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by:ap_sajith
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Have you looked into XMLHTTP as an option?. You can use XMLHTTP to send an XML stream to the other server and recieve the output from the other server.

eg:

Dim xmlhttp
Set xmlhttp = CreateObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP")
'Open a connection and send a request to the server in the form of an XML fragment
xmlhttp.Open("POST", "http://www.yourserver.com/yourpage.asp", False)
xmlhttp.send("<reqtimesheet user='jimbob'/>")
Response.WRite Cmlhttp.ResponseText ' ** Use ResponseXML if an XML stream is returned **

Check out these articles for further info..

http://www.15seconds.com/issue/991125.htm
http://www.eggheadcafe.com/articles/20010209.asp

Cheers!!
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Function PostToUrl(url,data)
    Dim oXMLHttpRequest
    Set oXMLHttpRequest = Server.CreateObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP")
    oXMLHttpRequest.Open "POST", url, False
    oXMLHttpRequest.setRequestHeader "Content-Type", "application/x-www-form-urlencoded"
    oXMLHttpRequest.Send data
    PostToUrl = oXMLHttpRequest.responseText
    Set oXMLHttpRequest = Nothing
End Function
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by:fozylet
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If it is SOAP...

function GetSendSoapResponse(strMessage,strURL,strAction)
      ' must create an XML document to format the request message
      Dim xmlhttp, strSoap
      Set xmlhttp = Server.CreateObject("Msxml2.ServerXMLHTTP")

      ' Build the XML/SOAP request message
      strSoap = strMessage
      ' Send the request to the server
      xmlhttp.Open "POST", strURL, False
      xmlhttp.setRequestHeader "Man", "POST " & strURL & " HTTP/1.1"
      xmlhttp.setRequestHeader "Content-Type", "text/xml; charset=utf-8"
      xmlhttp.setRequestHeader "SOAPAction", strAction

      'send the request to the webservice
      xmlhttp.send(strSoap)

      If xmlhttp.Status = 200 Then 'if response code is OK
      GetSendSoapResponse = xmlhttp.responseText
      Else 'an error has occurred
      GetSendSoapResponse = ""
      Response.Write("Web service Server Error...<br>")
      Response.Write("status = " & xmlhttp.status)
      Response.Write("<br>" & xmlhttp.statusText)
      Response.Write("<br><pre>" & Request.ServerVariables("ALL_HTTP") & "</pre>")
      End If
      Set xmlhttp = nothing
end function
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