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Search page not working after publishing on the server

Posted on 2004-09-27
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I am using Visual InterDev version 6.o.  While creating new project I created search.txt to search for documents in the project containing specific words.
When i preview the page in browser, it works perfectly.
The search page does not work when i uploaded it on server. It does not even work when interDev is not open, it works only when i preview the page while interdev is open otherwise I get the following error:
"Front Page Run-Time Component Page
You have submitted a form or followed a link to a page that requires a web server and the FrontPage Server Extensions to function properly.

This form or other FrontPage component will work correctly if you publish this web to a web server that has the FrontPage Server Extensions installed."

I have enquired the host for my website and he says that the server has Frontpage Server Extensions installed.
Please help me.

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Question by:soniya
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by:soniya
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oops!  it is search.htm and not search.txt
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by:alimu
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Do you have frontpage server extensions configured on the server?
It sounds like you're using frontpage specific components that are available on your development platform but not the server itself.
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by:LlamaJoe
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to check if frontpage server extensions are installed...

go to http://yousite.com/_vti_inf.html and hopefully you get a FrontPage Configuration Information page.
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by:alimu
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I think it should be a points split. (I think I explained why it happened first- hard to tell without author comment).
thanks,
Alicia.
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by:soniya
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Frontpage server extensions are installed on the server, still the search function was not working.
I found another way to add search. I used Search Engine Builder standard edition from www.aleadsoft.com.
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