Solved

Activex Code Signing

Posted on 2004-04-28
1
358 Views
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
Hi

I have developed a activex control which will be  will be downloaded through a cab file from the web server and installed .I have used Microsoft Cabarc utility to create the cab file and the authenticode technology to sign .I have done what ever is required as per docs available on microsoft web site.

the cab file downloads but when open the web page where activex is placed a red Cross [X] appears in place of the activex .I think the control is not getting registered .
I have also included the files[dlls] required by activex Control.

Help Pls Its Very Urgent
0
Comment
Question by:leork2004
1 Comment
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
BAlexandrov earned 500 total points
ID: 10942759
From IE
Tools-> Internet Options-> Security -> Internet -> Custom Level -> Enable (or set to Prompt) Download unsigned ActiveX Controls (other setting for ActiveX Controls also might be helpful to be not disabled)

Then you will see what is the real problem with your control.
I think that you have used the test certificate and it is not trusted by default. You can make it to be trusted on your computer or a limited set of other computers but if you want that customers to trust it - it must be issued by a Certificate Authority (CA)

Bojidar Alexandrov
0

Featured Post

Find Ransomware Secrets With All-Source Analysis

Ransomware has become a major concern for organizations; its prevalence has grown due to past successes achieved by threat actors. While each ransomware variant is different, we’ve seen some common tactics and trends used among the authors of the malware.

Join & Write a Comment

First of all, clustering IIS is something you should rarely consider doing. In almost all cases, Microsoft Network Load Balancing (NLB) (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc758834(WS.10).aspx) is a much better solution when you need to p…
Debug Tools to analyse IIS process: This article focus on taking memory dumps from IIS to determine which code is taking more time and to analyse which calls hangs/causes more CPU usage. To take dumps,download the following. Install1: To st…
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…

707 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

15 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now