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When you attempt to configure a Microsoft FrontPage 2000 form to return results through e-mail, you may receive the following error message:
This form is being created on a Disk-Based Web, or the FrontPage Server Extensions have not been configured to send e-mail. Please direct your system administrator or Internet Service Provider to the instructions in "Setting up E-mail Options on Windows" or "Setting up E-mail Options on UNIX" in the Server Extensions Resource Kit. For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310931/EN-US/ )FPSE2000: Where to Find the FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions Resource Kit (SERK)
Would you like to remove the e-mail recipient?
This behavior can occur if you use a disk-based FrontPage Web on your local computer to test your form before you publish the Web to a Web server. This behavior occurs because server extensions e-mail forms do not work on a disk-based Web.
Some FrontPage components, referred to as browse-time components, interact with a Web server and do not function when you create a disk-based Web. Browse-time components function only when you use the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) to browse to a Web server on which you have installed Microsoft FrontPage Server Extensions.
To resolve this issue, open the disk-based Web in FrontPage, and then publish to a Web server with FrontPage Server Extensions installed.
If You Have Pages with an ASP File ExtensionPublish Active Server Pages (ASP) pages to one of the following server configurations:
If You Use Browse-Time Components
The following is a list of features that require a Web server:
For additional information about FrontPage and disk-based Webs, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
206154For additional information about forms for e-mail, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/206154/EN-US/ )FP2000: Some FrontPage Components Do Not Work on Disk-Based Webs
196489For more information about server extensions, click Microsoft FrontPage 2000 Help on the Help menu, type server extensions in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topic.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196489/EN-US/ )FP2000: How to Set Up Forms for E-mail on Internet Information Server