How to fetch a URL in ASP


This question refers to ASP, not to ASP.NET.

Given a URL, I need to download a page and put it's body into a variable.

This needs to happen at the server-side.  Because of the nature of my application, to download this in javascript or browser-side vb is unacceptable.  It must be downloaded by the server, and not by the web browser.

Thank you,
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strURL = ""
Set oXML = Server.CreateObject("MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP")

oXML.Open "GET", strURL, False

If (oXML.readyState <> 4) Or (oXML.Status <> 200) Then
      strVariable = "ERROR"
      strVariable = oXML.ResponseText
End If
Set oXML = Nothing

Response.Write strVariable

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NickJohnsonAuthor Commented:
Does this require the page's content to be valid xml?
NickJohnsonAuthor Commented:
Awesome; just checked it, it works.

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