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Blog Entry: 3/25/2006 4:32:35 PM

I've been working on it for quite some time.... doesn't seem to be working as of yet :(,

How to set a new users expiration date.

You'll need to edit the "users/add_new_account.asp" with a text editor.

Find this section..

<%
CmdAddUser.Fields("ValidateEmailCode") = ValidateEmailCode
CmdAddUser.Fields("Access_Level") = ""
' PUT YOUR CODE HERE
CmdAdduser.Update
ID = CmdAdduser("ID")
CmdAdduser.Close
Set CmdAdduser = Nothing
ConnPasswords.Close
Set ConnPasswords = Nothing
%>

You'll want to add code like this right between the Acccess_Level  and Updates section

CmdAddUser.Fields("Expiration_Date") = Date + 60

That will give take todays date and add 60 days to it.
You can of course do whatever you want here.

Actually, any database value for the user can be set during registration.

You can also change the default Access_Level to whatever you like.

cwilliams38403.6828587963,



Of course ASP.NET is and HAS been installed. I have been running asp.net scripts for years on it. I am not new to asp.net nor setting up the server or anything. ASP.NET is properly installed and works perfectly.

You are missing the fact i mentioned it is a DOMAIN CONTROLLER.

I have come across MANY articles ONLINE via GOOGLE that mention if it is a domain controller, for some reason the aspnet account is not there or gets deleted.

IN ITS PLACE GOES THE IIS_WPG ACCOUNT. IS YOUR SOFTWARE NOT COMPATIBLE WITH THIS ACCOUNT?

Is it possible to run ASP.NET scripts without ASP.NET not being installed? Because I have been running asp.net pages without any problem.

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Hello,

Unfortuantely I can not help you much regarding the javascript because I am a server side code kinda guy. Client side javascript just isn't my thing. That was free javascript code that I used for that function. I really do not know enough about editing client javascript. Sounds like you might though.

Style 1 is really a relic left over from the standard version. I just left it in in case someone wanted to use it. Like I said because it is javascript making it do more than it does is tricky (at least for me)

Now,, for actually getting description code. The thing to do is check out how that all works in the pic_window.asp file which is what style 2 two uses. Bascially descriptions for an particular album get stored in one text file. We read that test file. Put the lines into an array. Then display the info which gets run through a functions to convert some special characters used when saving back to normal.

I tried to look at your site but it woulnt load for some reason.

 

cwilliams38420.0809259259, Thanks dude, I'll figure it out.  I've been ripping apart pieces of the code to get it.  I'm in the process of pulling some things out to make functions that do specific tasks based on your code.  I actually had a lot of luck yesterday with it. ,

I recently upgraded my ASPclassifieds from MS Access to SQL.  The application launches, I can browse existing catagories, etc. but when I try clicking on the login, guestbook, register or accessing the classifieds_admin,  I get the HTTP 500 - Internal server error.  Guessing this must be a folder or file permission issue?  Have tried changing IUSR permissions but nothing helps.

Please advise.
Thanks, lancem

,

In addition to that I just noticed the </href> you have in there.. man that is some scary stuff you came up with.. that may appear to work and make a link but it is not correct. Each link will work but never truly be closed.

That is just not valid proper use of the anchor tag.
You make a link in html like so

<a href = "somepage.htm">somepage.htm</a>
http://www.w3schools.com/tags/tag_a.asp

Then your surrounding each link with <span lang="en-us"> </span>
Not sure why ?

,

I'm having another problem-hopefully it's a quick fix.

 

If i try to login as a user in the Http://localhost/aspprotectlogin.aspx page

 

it tries to go to a page: default.aspx    

 

Server Error in '/' Application.


The resource cannot be found.

Description: HTTP 404. The resource you are looking for (or one of its dependencies) could have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable. Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly.

Requested Url: /default.aspx

 

When i log in as admin from the aspprotectadmin/default.aspx that works fine...

where should the user be sent when they log in? Am i supposed to specify that or is it automatic? Why isnt it working for me? I dont believe i changed any settings that correspond to that either

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pretty clever...

If anyone is interested in what the Mod function actually does this article explains it nicely. They even use it for the same purpose in the examples.

http://www.asp101.com/articles/steven/mod/default.asp

cwilliams38210.6791898148, now. I just went to that url and this is the error I see which shows me there is a character in the source code that shouldnt be there which is causing the page to halt.

Looks like a "carrot".

 

Microsoft VBScript compilation error '800a0400'

Expected statement

D:\CLIENTS\RKLARMAN\DRSWEISBERG\PASSWORD_ADMIN\../dataconn_i nc.asp, line 18

<%
^
,

I am testing this now and there is something wrong.

PayPal is hitting the ipn.asp but the database is not being updated.

I will figure it out shortly though and post the anwer here.

,

You edit the web.config file that came with ASPProtect.NET.

You find this tag

  <customErrors mode="RemoteOnly" />

you change it to this

  <customErrors mode="Off" />

If you have a different web.config file in your root I suggest you make sure the tag is set to off there as well for troubleshooting sake

If done correctly you will get a detailed error
It's basic low level ASP.NET stuff really and does not have anything specific to do with ASPProtect.NET.

You also need to make sure your web is set up correctly for ASP.NET and that the correct web.config's are firing..etc etc


cwilliams38454.4368055556,

I did all that you sugessted and all failed, you  said "I did a sign up.. your verify URL is not saved/set in the application variables. is this somthing I can change manually?  below are the steps I performed......

1 - made sure the web is it's own application in IIS

2 - Reset IIS in command promt

3 - Restarted the server, the only thing is I have not waited perhaps long enough for it to kick in. but it should have with the restart.

I am running windows 2003 on the front end with wondows 2003 and Exchange 2003 on the back end, is there anything else that may be causing this issure?

Thank you!

Matt...

, We would like to give a member an opportunity to upload an image when on their profile page. How does this work with the photo option on the settings page? Is this the intended usage? Thank You. , Those access levels are not used and are nothing to worry about. They are left over from the ASPProtect core which I used for the users area of ASPBanner.

I am not sure what you did but its not a none, Unless I know more I can not make any guesses what happened. I would make sure in the database that the user is active and the expiration date field for them if there is one is empty,

The login page sends the user to redirect.asp (which is as follows)

<%@ LANGUAGE="VBSCRIPT" %>
<!--#INCLUDE FILE="check_user_inc.asp"-->
 
<%
If InStr(Session("Groups"),"*1*") Then
    Response.Redirect("gp01.asp")
End If
%>

<%
If InStr(Session("Groups"),"*2*") Then
    Response.Redirect("gp02.asp")
End If
%>

 

I am not being redirected to gp02.asp if I am a member of group2.  Also, we wish users who are part of group 2 and 3 to go to a different page (ie. gp2-3.asp)

Thanks in advance.

, Hello,

While there is no option in the admin area / asp code we give you here is what I can tell you.

You have the source code and we also use an open database structure. (MSAccess or MSSQL) So that means you can really run any query you want on the database whether with ASP code or directly in your database.  You can even tie other systems and code into the database via OBDC and manipulate data. The sky is the limit.

In MSSQL you can run queries in SQL enterprise manager or query analyzer. Using Access you can run queries in query view.

It's really not that hard if you do some research on SQL Statements and how to use them. You can do some very powerful queries and save yourself a lot of time. ,

Noted:
I actually did not think you did.

As far as debugging goes.. thats all built into visual studio.net.
There is a tag you edit in the web.config file to enable project debugging
http://support.cjwsoft.com/code/moreinfo251-1.htm

Like I said though for changes to ASPProtect.NET I'd start off from scratch and stick with vb.net... using the visual.studio.net interface is not really vary hard to remove and change things you dont' need even if you are a C# coder. Especially simple stuff like you mentioned.

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Chris,

Yesterday when I would access the get_me_in page with the password key, I was then taken to the default login page.  It did not give me the option to create a user. 

Today, when I entered the password key into the get_me_in page, I was taken right to the create user page.  So, yes the problem has been resolved.  I have no idea why though.

 

,

I really need more information.

Connection strings being used ?
How have permissions for the database folder been set ?

etc etc  the more specific the better

You also may want to download ASPTest from our main site and see if you can get that running.

I would suspect your problem relates to the databases having a password set on them. Probably the ones you connected to didn't. It complicates setting up a connection correctly (especially a dsn) but there is a good reason for it as it adds a little extra security.

And of course my detailed article on the error.

http://support.cjwsoft.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=27& PN=1

 

,

ok.. Chris.. I am now kicking myself in the butt.  In the setting section, I had to redirect certain urls and directories to the right spot.  I forgot that I renamed the root folder. 

 

Thank you, thus far for your continued help.  It is greatly appreciate.

 

,

Hello..

I actually noticed something was up with your install earlier...
(I saw you in my log files when you clicked to cjwoft from the docs)

I need more info... like what uploading method your using.. what image resizing component, what widths yoru resizing things to... etc

have you tried it while telling it to delete the pics and also while not telling it not to delete them from the import folder

I might have to take a look tommoro as well to really figure it if that is ok

I have to go the bar to meet some friends so I wont be of much more help tonight :)

I been working steady all week and need a few.

CJW

,

It's real easy actually if ya sniff around the source code.
ASP is so easy to (work with/edit) even if you dont know any code.


edit   "save.asp" with a text editor

change

If Request("First_Name") = "" Then
  ErrorMessage = ErrorMessage & Server.URLEncode("You must enter a First Name.\n\n")
End If

to

If Request("Company_Name") = "" Then
  ErrorMessage = ErrorMessage & Server.URLEncode("You must enter a Company Name.\n\n")
End If



From looking at that save code I dont see where Last_Name was required. The only name I saw required was a 1st name.

Also.. making the First_Name not required may break something somwhere else. I dont think it will but it might. You are warned.

cwilliams38326.5102662037, Is there any update to this ?,

I need a point or a little insight please.

I need to get information from a credit card authorization called netbilling. I have been looking at your code for PayPal and 2 checkout. I have a feel for the code flow and the relationships of the "includes" .

I have been doing a lot of reading in my books and am seemingly twisted around the axel. I am not expert in ASP I am better in VB. I am not afraid to write code I am just a little nervous about messing up existing relationships.

My plan is simple: code a page to open the database and populate the database fields from netbilling and convert their field name to yours in the database.

I appreciate your time and insight. As in the past I need your help again.

Thanks

,

Hi there,

Just bought ASPProtect 7.0 last week and just got around to installing it. I've gotten through the installation and am now trying to test the (Forgot Password) functionality.

I get the following error when I type in the e-mail (or in some cases the username) and Post the form. 

Error was [11004] Valid name, no data record of requested type

I know that the add user functionality is pointing to the correct database (I see the additional rows via SQL Enterprise Manager) and that the e-mail address I am looking for is in the SQL database. 

Any ideas? Any other information you need?

Thanks,
Toni


,

Also, I found this page which specifically talks about hidden IPN form values to change currencies

https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=p/acc/ipn-info

mc_currency For payment IPNs, this is the currency of the payment. For non-payment subscription IPNs, this is the currency of the subscription.
"USD" The currency of the payment is U.S. Dollars.
"CAD" The currency of the payment is Canadian Dollars.
"GBP" The currency of the payment is Pounds Sterling.
"EUR" The currency of the payment is Euros.
"JPY" The currency of the payment is Yen.

cwilliams38459.9616087963,

Is there a way to protect other virtual sites on the server that are not under the default web site considering people may have different websites running off one server?  I get the following error:

Parser Error Message: Cannot use a leading .. to exit above the top directory.

Source Error:

Line 1:  <%@ Register TagPrefix="aspprotect" TagName="checkaccess" Src="../../protectpage.ascx" %> 
Line 2:  <aspprotect:checkaccess level="4" groups="null" runat="server"></aspprotect:checkaccess>
Line 3:  

Thanks!

 

 

,

you not seeing the real error

http://support.cjwsoft.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=11& PN=1

,

I can no longer send e-mails to my configured accounts through aspbanner. It was working for over a year and now it stopped.

At one point I was using CDONTS_Installed but since I moved to a new Windows 2003 server I was told by my ISP that either one of these will work

but neither one works. Can some one assist?

JMAIL_Installed

ASPEMAIL_Installed

,

[QUOTE=spider]At the bottom of my "users" list page, it asks the question "number of users displayed per page"?  After hitting a larger number than the default of 1-25, it increases the number of users per page to that number.  But as soon as I leave that page, it goes back to the default.  Any thoughts?[/QUOTE]

That is how it is supposed to work. It is not supposed to remember that info after you leave. If you want it to always start at some default number simply copy the URL info after picking a number. You'll see the querystrings that tell the page what to do in the address field of your browser. Take that entire URL and  edit the button in the admin area to link to that. The links for the buttons are in the "header_inc.asp" file and you should edit that file with a text editor.

That's the easy non technical way to set a default on the users page and that applies to anything including doing a sort or whatever.

example...

you might change this

<a href="default.asp"><img src="../images/users.gif" border="0" alt="Users"></a>

to something like this

<a href="http://www.yoursite.com /aspprotect/password_admin/default.asp?SORTBY=Email+DESC& ;MyPageSize=500="><img src="../images/users.gif" border="0" alt="Users"></a>

,

There are several pages on my website that a user may go to that are not protected (e.g. home page).  If the user has indicated that they want to be saved on this computer (until they explicitly log off), and their 1st entry point is to an unprotected page, how do I determine whether they have logged in before, and extract the info from the cookie / session variables without forcing them to log in or making the entry page protected?

 

, Your customer should set up a special page that you send banner clicks to. That page is the page that should record the ip and whatever other info needed.

I suppose you could make a page on your end that records that info and finally redirects them to the intended url as well.

All using simple asp. It's really not that dificult to do, but it is a loit easier if you do it this way and keep it seperate from the banner system.


Here is some interesting information not totally related to answering your question.

The banner system does not track IPs on individual clicks because if it did.. 100 clicks on a paricular banner in one day would result in 100 rows in the stats database instead of just 1 row. That may not seem like a lot, but imagine 30 banners all doing the same thing mulipled by 30 days. Your talking 90000 rows in the database instead of 900. It all comes down to what ASPBanner was designed for which is performance and low resource use.

Some banner systems out there even keep track of individual IP's per banner display. Try to imagine how much that effects performance and how much extra space is used in the database for stats. It's crazy and also the reason that the more little features a banner system offers the slower and slower it begins to run.

I am sure I lose sales all the time because I offer less features, but the truth is I know those features will eventually defeat the purpose of why I created this banner system in the 1st place and that i just not something I want to do.

The banner systems with every little feature are just not well suited to very busy sites no matter how well they are designed.cwilliams38324.8386689815,

Our webhost set the permissions, but the error is still there, so that is obviously not the problem.  We now have both our webhost and our asp support technician trying to figure out the problem and everyone is stumped.  Can you please provide us with the following information to help us out:

1) what is the name of the file that sets the connection string?

2) what is the name of the file, if it is different from above, that sets the password of the database?

thanks

,

Is there an easy way to make this work with reoccurring a monthly or yearly subscription?

,

Version 8.1 can work with MySQL
http://www.aspbanner.com/aspbanunlimited_v8.asp
It is just not supported at all.

The standard version can not work with MySQL.
There were a lot of changes to make the new version work with it and I really only did ift because I have a couple friends with busy sites that could only use MySQL.

It sounds like your site is way too busy for using an access database as you mentioned.

, Its not a known issue.. I would try the original code before you made any changes and see if it still happens to you.

It seems to be working fine here for me in amy test web.

I am going to look into some more in the meantime.cwilliams38341.7166782407,

here is a thread that may help you if this is what you were getting at


http://support.cjwsoft.com/code/moreinfo389-1.htm

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[QUOTE=cwilliams]Humm, Did you make any changes to the code ?
Solid Black is not the default so it must have changed at least once.[/quote]

I did change the top_logo.gif and the associated link. That was on the default page not the Solid Black skin which is unchanged. After downloading/uploading the skins I tried changing it to one of the Beach skins and that's when it changed to Solid Black and has been stuck there ever since.

[quote]Otherwise it might be some sort of application variable problem.
I would make sure the web is and "application" in the IIS console.[/quote]I don't have access to the Microsoft IIS console as this is a host site. I can access the site's "control panel" but it does allow for those type of settings. Mostly just permissions, DSN entries, etc.

Thanks.
Al

, I have run into the same problem with streaming pdfs to the browser using the stream_download.asp example, but only when selecting the option to open the file directly into the browser (after it's streamed back) as opposed to saving it and then opening it (which works fine in Firefox and IE).  Then I ran across this Microsoft support article

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;Q2 97822

It got me thinking that maybe a header needs to be included in stream_download.asp that tells the browser to specifically cache the file. Adding this suddenly got everything working

Response.CacheControl = "Public"

right after this line in the code

Response.ContentType = "application/octet-stream"

My asp is limited, but this seems to work at least for pdf documents.  Can someone confirm this?  The other question I have is if this is a solution, should the CacheControl be set to public or private.  Not sure on what the implications are.

Firefox by the way seems to open or save and open the file without this, so you are right that the implementation between the browsers is certainly different.

Tom

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Started doing last week's billing., cc reports, cancellation of invoices, callbacks from voicemail, checked emails, answering phone, taking signups, incident report, quality checked sign ups, , TIIC SHOW AT BOLDT CASTLE, Administrative, Helping with cat county database conversion, Lunch, prep for 2p meeting, did some callbacks. had a few general connection problems and a billing question, reviewed SoftMedia goal list to assess attainable goals and which member of the team can work on the bulk of a given topic. Found a real need for a Identity Guidline book to resolve inconsistances in letterheads and printed materials., meet with Tim B., Reading and responding to emails and voice mails, slower afternoon, SUI Mall.com: web site template revisions, printing photos for Jim Brabant, Made changes based on a request. Took longer than it should have based on a mistake of mine and having to publish the site to my computer again. I would say only spent 45 minutes of real work time on it once everything got straightened around. Worked on the GWCC to make the changes for Kelly on adding a text field for the URL, and took out the UCase for name and phone contacts. Had trouble modifying the page. Had to release my copy and publish the web to my computer again. , Folding and mailing invoices, answering phones, callbacks from voice mail. , lunch and stuff for the shower, Aided Tara M. with excel charting., Dinner, Reviewed Albany presentation and feedback with Dave and Kelly, Very busy again. All busy calls. , reports,etc., Lunch, moving the system admin room to the new room in the basement of the Herald Building, One of our former customers trying to get back on-line., Picked up mail and opened. Posted accounts, credit card authorization, coupon referrals, customer inquiries, and ans. phone., more phone calls.....this time frame customers asking what just happened, Regsiert domain name for Joh Tubbs- send out info , register with infopage, worked on some of the changes for the Excel upload portion of the NNYRHCA web site, for noting it's not yet complete (nnyrhca.org, programming, billable), E-Mail, Voice-Mail, setup. Put away mess.,

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