Then we run our code only if the file actually exists on the web server.
Write("Please provide a file to download.") End If End Sub First, we check to see if something was passed in the Query String, and if nothing was, then we output an error.
Following an article on how to do this using ASP 3.0, we’ll see how to accomplish the same effect using ASP. Using streams, we can provide a file to the user without the need for FTP or any interference of the Internet Information Server (IIS). This file takes a filename as a parameter, and returns the contents of that file in the response stream. File Info(path) '-- if the file exists on the server If file. For example, if you are serving an MS Word file, this would be “application/msword“.
Map Path(str Request) 'get file object as File Info Dim file As System. This code should work for all files on Windows systems, but there are some issues with Macintosh systems.
Add Header("Content-Disposition", "attachment; filename=" & file. You can see a listing of all the MIME types supported on your server, by looking in your web server’s properties under MIME types.
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