Re: IIS %@#! dang Side Includes

Phil Heller ( (no email) )
Thu, 27 Mar 1997 08:18:23 -0500

Sorry, I don't believe IIS will do SSI CGI Scripts.

I went through this once before and it SUCKS.

You can, however, do borderless frames in your page, and point one frame
source to the CGI.

Let me guess, you want rotating advertising banners?


Phillip A. Heller
Internet Engineer
CSOnline Internet Services (814) 898-6524
...I think what I write, but my employer might not...

> From: Eric Fagan <>
> To:
> Subject: IIS %@#! dang Side Includes
> Date: Thursday, March 27, 1997 6:36 AM
> I'm sure I'm overlooking something quite simple, but....
> Could someone please, please tell me how to create a server side
> on IIS3 for a CGI script? I've looked through tons of woefully
> documentation on IIS & found only one obscure reference to a side
> & that was only for including a file. I've tried hundreds of combo's,
> I cannot get a <!--#exec cgi="xxx...."> to work anywhere, (htm, stm,
> The only thing I was able to do was an <!--include file="xxx..."> to kind
> of work (it simply printed the contents of the perl file I'm trying to
> insert). Other than the "include file", I couldn't get anything at all
> attempt to process. It simply fed the exact HTML code straight out to
> browser. I'm completely lost, frustrated, been trying to make this work
> 4:35 am, etc..... Help?
> Eric Fagan
> pdq internet
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