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Hi,
I have written a webapp consisting of html pages, asp pages, JScript and VBScript.  The problem is that when I installed it on the server and tried to run it, I got this error:

Method Not Allowed
The requested method POST is not allowed for the URL /~csolomon/Instructions.asp.
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Apache/1.3.29 Server at www.commarts.wisc.edu Port 16080

When I asked the server tech about it.  I got this response.

OS X Server is based on a Darwin kernel.  To access the server, you
would open an SSH shell to port 22.  You would then be greeted with a
standard posix compliant shell prompt.

This made no sense to me.  The website runs fine on my machine.  I am
running Windows98SE with PersonalWebServer.  It seems to be that
it's a server configuration issue.  Am I wrong?  Do I need to do something?


This is very important to me.  I'd very much appreciate some assistance.
Thank you in advance,

Cindy
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Cindy,
You got mixed up in server incompatibility issues.
Your application runs ASP pages.
Apache does not support ASP pages.

In order to make Apache run ASP pages, you must install a J2EE server with Apache, and buy (for a bundle) either ChiliSoft from Sun, or Stryon's solution.
Neither of these is applicable in your case.

If I were the system administrator of your educational institution, I would not let you connect your PC directly to the internet.
Hence, the only thing for you to do, is to REWRITE your entire application in a scripting language that is supported by your Apache server. I bet that either Perl or PHP will do.

ShalomC
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