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Classic ASP: store and retrieve CLOB in Oracle

I'm storing a long string, about 17,000 chars, (base64 of an image) in a CLOB field in an Oracle database.

How do I retrieve the CLOB into a string, that is, the same base64 image string?

Currently I'm only getting 996 chars, then it cuts off.

*** all code is classic ASP ***

Code for storing CLOB:
BinRead = Request.BinaryRead(ByteCount)
	 
Dim ImageStr
ImageStr= BinaryToString(BinRead)
	
    Set rsVisitReservation = Server.CreateObject ("ADODB.Command")
    rsVisitReservation.ActiveConnection = MM_NetBadgeOracle_STRING
    rsVisitReservation.CommandText = "UPDATE netbadge.VISITORRESERVATION SET PHOTOCLOB=? WHERE PASSID = " & PassID
   rsVisitReservation.Prepared = true
    rsVisitReservation.Parameters.Append rsVisitReservation.CreateParameter("param2", 201, 1, len(ImageStr), ImageStr) ' adLongVarChar
   
   Set rsVR = rsVisitReservation.Execute

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Code for retrieving CLOB:
	ConnectStr = MM_NetBadgeOracle_STRING
	set rs = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
	SQL = "SELECT PHOTOCLOB FROM netbadge.visitorreservation WHERE passid =1443"
	
	Set rs = Server.CreateObject("adodb.recordset")
	rs.Open SQL, ConnectStr, 2, 3
	
	Response.BinaryWrite rs("PHOTOCLOB")

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So, how do I get rs("PHOTOCLOB") into a string without truncation?

I've read about using ADO getchunks, but I haven't figured out how to do that successfully. It still truncates.

like so:

    ' Copy the string to a variable in chunks
	Dim varScan
	Dim VarChunk
	Dim lngOffset
	Dim varImgStr
	
    lngLogoSize = Len(rs("PHOTOCLOB"))
    lngOffset = 0
    Do While lngOffset < lngLogoSize
        varChunk = rs("PHOTOCLOB").GetChunk(conChunkSize)
        varImgStr = varImgStr & varChunk
        lngOffset = lngOffset + conChunkSize
    Loop
	
   response.write "varImgStr = "& varImgStr

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(The BinaryWrite only writes out 996 characters.)

Thanks!
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BlueKarana

8/22/2022 - Mon
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BlueKarana

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Yep. Sittin' here in my beehive and horn-rimmed glasses, tappin' out the classic ASP :P

For those who follow in my antidiluvian wake:

Dim ImgBuffer
Dim amount_read
Set OO4OSession = CreateObject("OracleInProcServer.XOraSession") 
Set NBDb = OO4OSession.OpenDatabase("[dbname]", "[username]/[password]", 0) 
Set visitorreservation = NBDb.CreateDynaset("select PHOTOCLOB from netbadge.visitorreservation WHERE passid =1443", 0) 
Set ScanImage = visitorreservation.Fields("PHOTOCLOB").Value 
amount_read = ScanImage.Read(ImgBuffer)

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Thanks for the nudge, slightwv.
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