Re: Anyone using the Microsoft IEAK Signup Sever with Emerald

Wayne Jordan ( )
Mon, 10 Mar 1997 20:52:11 -0600

WOW, we would be interested please email me with details on how to contact

At 02:04 PM 3/10/97 -0800, you wrote:
>I have written such a program that we use with IIS 1.0 on NT 3.51 and our
>Netscape server running on top of 3.51 also, but it should work on any
>computer and server that supports wincgi. It first asks if they are a new
>user and want to make a new account paying by credit card number, or if
>they have payed at an office and gotten a userID # and then asks for that
>and their password, so that we only need to distribute 1 set of disks, it
>then takes user information from multiple web pages, verifies the
>information, including checksum and length mask check on the credit card
>number and inserts the user and subbaccount into the emerald database with
>a 3 day extension and writes to a new user database that is gone through
>for billing and checking daily and finally it sends an accept.ins file to
>the users MS IE and configures the dial up connection, username and any
>other branding dynamicaly. I am currently finished with everything but
>field error checking for illegal characters etc, and there are a couple of
>navigation issues that I need to finish. and it should be done, If you'd
>like more info let me know, I was thikning of distributing it if there was
>any interest.
>> From: Mark Colasante <>
>> To: ''
>> Subject: Anyone using the Microsoft IEAK Signup Sever with Emerald
>> Date: Sunday, March 09, 1997 9:47 PM
>> We are currently thinking about modifying our Internet Signup Server
>> running on IIS 3.0 to automatically create the MBR and subaccount
>> records in the Emerald/SQL database. This way, when users establish an
>> account through our dialup signup server there account is ready to go in
>> Emerald. Running a daily new account report could then summarize the
>> signup server activity.
>> Has anyone tried or considered doing this? Our signup server uses
>> Visual C++ code for the cgi processor so I think that integrating the
>> data collected and putting it into Emerald's SQL database would be
>> feasible. If you have worked in this regard let us know. We'd be
>> interested to hear of your experiences.
>> Thanks,
>> Mark Colasante
>> NetExpress, Inc.
>> 5025 Arlington Centre Blvd. Ph: 614-326-6300
>> Columbus, OH 43220 Fax: 614-326-6303
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