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Microsoft Web Publishing Wizard Updates Available

This article was previously published under Q168636
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Microsoft has released Web Publishing Wizard version 1.6 for Windows 98 and version 1.53 for Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0 with Internet Explorer 4. Web Publishing Wizard makes it easy to post files and folders to theWorld Wide Web or an intranet by automating the process of copying filesfrom your computer to a Web server. Web Publishing Wizard 1.52 and laterprovides support for the following service providers:
  • FrontPage Extended Web
  • File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • Hypertext Transfer Protocol Post (HTTP Post)
  • Microsoft Content Replication System (CRS)
To obtain Web Publishing Wizard 1.53 for Windows 95 or Windows NT 4.0 withInternet Explorer 4, click Product Updates on the Help menu in InternetExplorer, and download it from the Windows Update site.

To obtain Web Publishing Wizard 1.6 for Windows 98, click Windows Updateon the Start menu, and download it from the Windows Update site.

To obtain Web Publishing Wizard 1.6 for Internet Explorer 5, click WindowsUpdate on the Tools menu in Internet Explorer, and download it from theWindows Update site.

NOTE: To determine if you are already using the latest version of WebPublishing Wizard for Internet Explorer 4 or later configurations, visitthe Product Updates page on the appropriate Windows Update site as notedabove. If you have the most current version for your configuration, theWindows Update site will list it as already installed.

Web Publishing Wizard can post files and folders to any WebPost serviceprovider. The following WebPost service providers are included with WebPublishing Wizard 1.51a and later.

FrontPage Extended Web

Web Publishing Wizard can post files or folders to any server that isrunning the appropriate FrontPage 1.1, 2.0, or 3.0 server extensions.

File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

Web Publishing Wizard can post files or folders to any FTP server.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Post

Web Publishing Wizard can post files or folders to any Microsoft InternetInformation Server (IIS) running Microsoft Posting Acceptor, or to aserver that can accept Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Post (alsocalled "rfc1867") file uploads.

Microsoft Content Replication System

If Microsoft Content Replication System (CRS) is installed on your server,you can use Web Publishing Wizard to simultaneously post files and foldersto multiple servers. Content Replication System is used in conjunctionwith Posting Acceptor.

Additional Information

Web Publishing Wizard add-ons are available for CompuServe, SPRYNet, andHyperwave Server users.New features and improvements in Web Publishing Wizard 1.52 and laterinclude:
  • Enhanced auto-detection of needed service providers
  • Reduced network connection attempts during auto-detection
  • Command-line parameters for the wizard
  • Programmatic support for connection-attempt timeouts
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Article ID: 168636 - Last Review: 02/03/2011 20:18:00 - Revision: 2.2

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