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dear sir ,
how can i sign my activex control to use it in my small local intranet ?
thanks
please give me the steps
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by:michelle79
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Hi Xodos, you could set up a local certificate server as explained on this site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/workshop/components/activex/security.asp - but I think you'll still be prompted to install the certificate on each PC.

Alternatively, it might be easier to run a registry edit on the PCs to add the web server to the Trusted Site zone - this way any unsigned controls from the trusted source will be allowed to run on the PCs. If you're unsure about where in the registry this info is stored, a tool called regmon logs all registry changes as they happen and will help track them down.

Cheers,
Michelle
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do you mean if i made an authority certificate server each client must install the certificate on his pc to download the activex ?
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Yeah, I think they will all be prompted, although I'm no expert at this. I think they'll get a prompt like the one here: https://ingdirect.com.au/Client/main.asp - although this is for SSL not activex. As I said - not an expert... I'd opt for registry edit unless it's absolutely mandatory to make it a signed control. If your aim is to remove the need for user input, this is the easiest option. From memory, only a couple of changes are required.
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