An ISAPI project to send a page with an image to the browser

This article describes an ISAPI project to send a page containing an image to the browser. The image itself is somewhere under the root directory, you must hardcode its location into the program or change the provided source to load from registry.

The ISAM generates a page that contains an IMG tag with the SRC field pointing to the ISAM itself with a GetImage command (see the html source for the dinamically generated page).

The full source code for the ISAM is provided, you will have to compile it in order to get a working site. Before compiling you will have to change some constants in the code: the module location and the image location. These constants are found in the isam.cpp file. Once you have compiled the project with correct site location and image location you will need to take the following steps to install:

  • Create a directory under your http server root for the project
  • Copy the isam.dll file and the image to this directory (the image location must be the same you specified in the isam.cpp file)
  • Create a virtual directory in your http server to access the dll (remember to grant execute rights). The name of the directory must be the same you set in the project

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Last updated: 10 June 1998

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