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Accessing Documentation, Samples, and Diagnostics

The Sun Chili!Soft ASP Start Page provides links to the product documentation, ASP sample applications, diagnostic applications, and the 10-step Tour. You can access the Start Page from:

http://[HOSTNAME]/caspsamp

where [HOSTNAME] is the hostname of your Web server.

To use ASP functionality in the sample applications, diagnostics, and 10-step Tour, Allow session state must be set to yes on the Server Settings page in the Sun Chili!Soft ASP Administration Console. For more information about this setting, see "Enabling Session State" in "Chapter 3: Managing Sun Chili!Soft ASP." For Windows systems, see "Editing the Windows Registry" in "Chapter 3: Managing Sun Chili!Soft ASP."

Product Documentation

On UNIX and Linux systems, product documentation can always be accessed from the Sun Chili!Soft ASP Administration Console. During installation, you have the option to access the documentation from your Web server. If you choose this option and your Web server is running, you can access the HTML version of the documentation at:

http://[HOSTNAME]/caspdoc/

where [HOSTNAME] is the hostname of your Web server.

From the first page of the HTML documentation, you can click a link to open the version in Adobe PDF format. To access the PDF version directly, use the following URL:

http://[HOSTNAME]/caspdoc/pdf/chilisoft_asp_docs.pdf

where [HOSTNAME] is the hostname of your Web server.

You can also access both versions of the documentation from the Sun Chili!Soft Web site at:

http://www.chilisoft.com/caspdoc/

Note

In addition to the complete product documentation, there are two other Sun Chili!Soft ASP documentation resources: the QuickStart Guide and the README file.

The QuickStart Guide provides installation instructions and information about getting started with Sun Chili!Soft ASP (the same information that is provided in "Chapter 2: Installing and Configuring Sun Chili!Soft ASP"). Following installation, the QuickStart Guide can be found in the following directory:

/[C-ASP_INSTALL_DIR]/

where [C-ASP_INSTALL_DIR] is the path name of the Sun Chili!Soft ASP installation directory (/opt/casp by default).

The README file can be accessed as described in "Viewing the Product README File" in "Chapter 3: Managing Sun Chili!Soft ASP."

Sample ASP Applications

The Sun Chili!Soft ASP setup program gives you the option to enable sample ASP applications on the computer running Sun Chili!Soft ASP. If you choose this option and your Web server is running, you can access the samples from the Sun Chili!Soft ASP Start Page at:

http://[HOSTNAME]/caspsamp/

where [HOSTNAME] is the hostname of your Web server.

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You can access the samples from the Sun Chili!Soft Web site at:

http://www.chilisoft.com/caspsamp/

You can view a list of sample ASP applications on the ASP Applications page of the Sun Chili!Soft Administration Console, as described in "Adding an ASP Application" in "Chapter 3: Managing Sun Chili!Soft ASP." The sample applications are located in your file system at:

/caspsamp="[C-ASP_INSTALL_DIR]/caspsamp"

where /caspsamp is the directory alias (virtual directory) for the caspsamp sample application and [C-ASP_INSTALL_DIR] is the path name of the Sun Chili!Soft ASP installation directory.

In the caspsamp directory, the following subdirectories contain samples:

/casp401k="[C-ASP_INSTALL_DIR]/caspsamp/401K/content"

/caspagent="[C-ASP_INSTALL_DIR]/caspsamp/friendship/agent/content"

/caspclient="[C-ASP_INSTALL_DIR]/caspsamp/friendship/client/content"

10-step Tour

If you are new to ASP technology, we recommend that you take our 10-step Tour. After installing Sun Chili!Soft ASP and with your Web server running, you can access the tour from the Sun Chili!Soft ASP Start Page at:

http://[HOSTNAME]/caspsamp/

where [HOSTNAME] is the hostname of your Web server.

Diagnostic Applications

The following diagnostic applications are installed with Sun Chili!Soft ASP, and enable you to verify that various features of your ASP environment are working correctly:

   HELLO - This application tests the functionality of ASP and VBScript by using a simple "Hello World" script.

   SERVER - This application tests the ASP Server-to-Web server connection by retrieving the standard Web server variables.

   JSCRIPT - This application tests the functionality of JScript.

   COMPONENTS - This application tests the functionality of additional components installed with Sun Chili!Soft ASP.

   ADO - This application accesses ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) from VBScript. It connects to a sample database by using ODBC (Open Database Connectivity) to test the functionality of ADO and the dBASE ODBC driver.

   JSADO - This application performs the same test as the ADO diagnostic, except it accesses ADO from JScript rather than VBScript.

   SQLEXECUTE - This application uses ADO to execute an SQL statement and display the results. To use this application, you must first create a system DSN for your database on the ASP Server, as described in "Adding a DSN" in "Chapter 3: Managing Sun Chili!Soft ASP."

When your Web server is running, you can access the diagnostic applications from the Sun Chili!Soft ASP Start Page at:

http://[HOSTNAME]/caspsamp/

where [HOSTNAME] is the hostname of your Web server.

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