devxlogo

Upload Files to Active Server Pages

Upload Files to Active Server Pages

This tip works with ASP/IIS 4.0 and up. Many companies sell ActiveX objects for uploading files to Active Server Pages. However, you can easily write a bit of VBScript to handle the uploads yourself. The Request object has all the uploaded data:



<% ' This code is needed to "initialize" the ' retrieved data Dim q q = Chr(34) ' All data Dim aAllDataB, aAllData, x, aHdr aAllDataB = Request.BinaryRead(Request.TotalBytes) ' It comes in as unicode, so convert it to ascii For x = 1 To LenB(aAllDataB) aAllData = aAllData & Chr(AscB(MidB( _ aAllDataB, x, 1))) Next ' The "header" is a unique string generated by the ' system to indicate the beginning ' and end of file data aHdr = Left(aAllData, Instr(aAllData,vbCrLf)+1)%><% ' Here's where your code goes. ' In this example, "file1" and "file2" are the ' field names specified within the form of the ' upload submission page. Response.Write "file1: Filename = " & _ GetFilename("file1") & "
" Response.Write GetFileData("file1") _& "

" Response.Write "file2: Filename = " & _ GetFilename("file2") & "
" Response.Write GetFileData("file2") _& "

" ' Writing out the file data like this only looks ' OK when the uploaded file is some kind of text '

See also  What Are International Payments, And How Do They Work?
devxblackblue

About Our Editorial Process

At DevX, we’re dedicated to tech entrepreneurship. Our team closely follows industry shifts, new products, AI breakthroughs, technology trends, and funding announcements. Articles undergo thorough editing to ensure accuracy and clarity, reflecting DevX’s style and supporting entrepreneurs in the tech sphere.

See our full editorial policy.

About Our Journalist