July 29th, 2011, 11:22 AM
XStandard MD5 - having issues implementing
For the current project I'm working on, I need to dynamically generate MD5 checksums for hundreds of software images/firmware. I am stuck using ASP Classic for now, hence there is no built-in MD5 functionality.
When I test this code in any environment other than our production environment (the live site, residing on a Windows Server 2003 box), it works. But once on the live site, it fails to work, and I get an error. Here is an example of the code I'm working with:
which results in the error:
Set md5 = Server.CreateObject("XStandard.MD5")
I am thinking it is perhaps a permission (security) issue of some sort that is preventing it from working. I've registered the DLL using regsvr32 and the file has the correct permissions in place for read/write/execute. I am not very seasoned in terms of Microsoft development, so I am hoping it is something obvious that I am overlooking.
Server object error 'ASP 0177 : 800401f3'
/xmd5_test.asp, line 3
I've searched a bit with respect to the ASP error, but I've not found anything specifically pertaining to the XStandard product that I'm attempting to use.
This is the XStandard MD5 Component's website:
Thanks for reading, all. Happy Friday!
July 29th, 2011, 08:26 PM
It's possible that component isn't compatible with your server for some reason. You did install and register the component on your live server, not your workstation, right? (just checking )
There may be more error information in your web server logs, or the server event logs, take a look there if you haven't already.
Another guess, you may need to add the IIS user account, probably IUSR_computername, to the permissions list for the component.
I'm not familiar with that md5 component, sorry.
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