This article discusses the components that you must have to use Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP) technologies with Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003. Before you can view the results of ASP features in FrontPage, you must install the components that are listed in this article.
ASP technology is designed for Web servers that are based on Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS). The following list shows the operating systems and the Web servers that are supported.Note
You must have IIS installed on the Web server to use ASP pages. If you upgraded to Microsoft Windows 2000, IIS 5.0 is installed by default only if IIS was installed on your earlier version of Windows.
- Microsoft Windows XP
- Microsoft Windows XP Professional with Microsoft Internet Information Services 5.1or later
- Microsoft Windows 2000
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 3 (SP3) or later
- Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, or Data Center with Service Pack 3 (SP3) or later
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 64-Bit Datacenter or Enterprise Edition
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter, Enterprise, or Standard Edition
- Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
How to install IIS on your Web server
To install IIS on a Windows Server 2003-based computer, follow these steps.Note
You must have your Windows Server 2003 CD-ROM to follow these steps.
- Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs.
- Click Add/Remove Windows Components to start the Windows Components Wizard.
- Click Application Server, and then click Details to open the Application Server dialog box.
- Click Internet Information Services (IIS), and then click Details to open the Internet Information Services (IIS) dialog box.
- Click World Wide Web Services, and then click Details to open the World Wide Web Services dialog box.
- Click to select the Active Server Pages check box to turn on ASP and IIS.
- Click OK three times.
- Click Next, and then click Finish.
To install IIS on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows 2000 or Microsoft Windows XP Professional, see the IIS Help files. On Windows 2000, the IIS Help files are typically located in the following folder:
On Windows XP Professional, the IIS Help files are typically located in the following folder:
FrontPage Server Extensions
With FrontPage Server Extensions, the FrontPage client can communicate with a Web server, and you can author remotely. If you are running Windows Server 2003, do not download the server extensions. Instead, install the extensions by using the Add/Remove Programs tool in Control Panel. To do so, follow these steps:
- Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Add/Remove Programs
- Click Add/Remove Windows Components, click Application Server, and then click Internet Information Services.
- Click Next.
- Follow the instructions on the remaining pages of the Windows Components Wizard.
- After IIS is installed, start IIS, and then click Web Server Extensions.
- Click Active Server Pages, and then click Allow
- Click Front Page Server Extensions, and then click Allow
To install FrontPage Server Extensions 2000 on Windows XP or on Windows 2000, use the Windows installation CD. The steps resemble the steps for Windows Server 2003 that are described in the previous procedure.
For a 64-bit edition of Windows to work with FrontPage Server Extensions, the FrontPage Server Extensions must be downloaded and installed according to the procedures in the following article:
Description of the FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions for Windows x64 editions update: January 31, 2005
On a 64-bit edition, there is no option for FrontPage Server Extensions in Add/Remove Components
.For more information about how to install and to configure FrontPage Server Extensions 2002, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to use the command-line tools to install and configure FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions on IIS
How to use the command-line tools to upgrade to FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions on IIS
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to use the SharePoint Administrator to install and configure the FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions
To verify a successful ASP installation, you can run the following sample ASP code:
<% Response.Write"Hello World!" %>
To do this, follow these steps:
- Start FrontPage. Open the Web site by using the HTTP address to connect to the Web site
- Click the New Page button on the Standard toolbar.
- Click the HTML tab at the bottom of the FrontPage window to switch to HTML view.
- Click after the opening <body> tag and then type the following ASP code:
<% Response.Write"Hello World!" %>
- On the File menu, click Save. In the File name box, type Asptest.asp, and then click Save.
- On the File menu, click Preview in browser.
The page opens in your Web browser. The page displays the "Hello World!" message.
Note If the page does not appear and you do not see the message, review the list of required components earlier in this article.