are Microsoft® FrontPage® Server Extensions?
FrontPage server extensions are a set of server-side applications that:
- Let multiple users simultaneously collaborate
on the same Web site and Web Server (Multi-user Authoring).
- Let users write directly to the Web server
using a PC or laptop computer from anywhere in the world via the Internet (Remote
- Let users include forms on their Web site and
specify how the results of those forms are handled.
- Let users include discussion Webs on their Web
- Provide full text search capability on a Web
- Let users include hit counters on their Web
This "pre-packaged" functionality
lets users incorporate these advanced features without having to write the complex
server-side programs typically required. FrontPage is the only Web creation and management
tool that offers all of these features.
is a CGI-BIN Directory?
This directory allows you to execute a CGI
script written in Perl, or C. Perl programs are self-compiling and can be utilized
immediately after transfer to this directory/folder. You have complete control of your
cgi-bin in order to execute programs. Please make sure that any script or program you are
using is written to run on NT servers. Many Perl CGI scripts that are written to run on
UNIX servers will not run on NT servers. The best way to verify the compatibility is to
contact the author of the script and ask him/her if it has been known to work on NT
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Virtual domain accounts support SSL (Secure socket layer) secure
transactions. This method allows for secure, encrypted communication between the user's
web browser and your web site. SSL requires that a secure host have a
"certificate" signed by a certificate provider. We offer certificates from
Thawte. We will help you obtain the certificate and
configure your site. You are welcome to use VeriSign
but we find Thawte to the better bargain.
See also Thawte Digital