INFO: Server Side Include Directives Are Not Processed by ASP

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When attempting to process a Server Side Include (SSI) directive within an Active Server Pages (ASP) file, the only directive type that will be processed is the #INCLUDE directive. Other directives such as #EXEC are not supported by ASP.


If the page containing your source code has a file extension of .asp, then it will be processed by Asp.dll. Asp.dll and Ssinc.dll do not interact; therefore, SSI directives will not be processed by Ssinc.dll. The only SSI directive that will be processed by Asp.dll is the #INCLUDE directive.

NOTE: The other SSI directives are: #CONFIG, #ECHO, #EXEC, #FLASTMOD, and #FSIZE.


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Article ID: 172024 - Last Review: July 3, 2008 - Revision: 6.0
  • Microsoft Active Server Pages 4.0
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server 4.0
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services 5.0
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