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Subject: RE: virtual server host -vfp appln (sos)
Thread ID: 415975 Message ID: 416028 # Views: 51 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 6 Category: Databases, Tables and SQL Server
Date: Friday, December 19, 2014 4:12:13 AM         
   


> Dear all,
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> How do you host a Vfp6 application on a virtual server?
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> Please provide a reference web site.
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> Please advice if its not workable and the the alternatives(s) or work around
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> Thanks

Simple. If the server is a Windows server running Terminal Services, you log in as ADMIN (MASTS), install the VFP 6 runtimes and any other dependencies like Activex controls if used.

Then you just create a folder, copy your exe into it and give access to users to that folder to Read & Execute.

Users then run MSTSC from their local machines, log in and if your app is setup to run as the initial application, the app is run. You don't need to worry about TEMP folders as every user will get their own temp folder. Just don't use hardcoded paths.

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virtual server host -vfp appln (sos) Posted by Leonard Trevor @ 12/17/2014 6:15:18 PM
RE: virtual server host -vfp appln (sos) Posted by Mike Gagnon @ 12/18/2014 11:40:21 AM
RE: virtual server host -vfp appln (sos) Posted by Pete Sass @ 12/18/2014 12:25:07 PM
RE: virtual server host -vfp appln (sos) Posted by Bernard Bout @ 12/19/2014 4:12:13 AM