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using MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP to grab data from same server

Posted on 2011-03-04
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I am using a carousel to grab data and show results using ajax. I have a JS Carousel file which calls the URL to get data from and happens to be on the same server as the script.

What I am finding is I have no problems when pulling from a different server. However when grabbing XML data using MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP and GET request off the same server, it times out and seems to go into an infinate loop. Any ideas here?

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Proxy.asp File uses MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP to open a url on my server
Data is parsed in carousel and shown to users.
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by:jfergy
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here is the code I am using. again, when I grab data from a different site and server, no issues. When its from the same site, I get problems
<%
  Response.Buffer = True
  Dim objXMLHTTP, xml
  
  myURL = Request("myurl")

  ' Create an xmlhttp object:
  Set xml = Server.CreateObject("MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP")
  ' Or, for version 3.0 of XMLHTTP, use:
  ' Set xml = Server.CreateObject("MSXML2.ServerXMLHTTP")

  ' Opens the connection to the remote server.
  xml.Open "GET", myURL, False
	
  ' Actually Sends the request and returns the data:
  xml.Send

  'Display the HTML both as HTML and as text
  
  Response.Write xml.responseText
  Set xml = Nothing
  
%>

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BigRat earned 250 total points
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What exactly is the URL you are using when accessing the same machine. I have seen DNS servers translate localhost into www.localhost.de (yes, there IS such a site). Try using 127.0.0.1 instead of localhost or any other name.
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