Setting up local SSI's on Win2k Professional.

Do you keep getting the following error when you try to implement local Server Side Includes (SSI's) on Windows 200 Professsional?

Error Type:
Active Server Pages, ASP 0126 (0x80004005)
The include file 'includes/top.asp' was not found.

Find out what's going wrong and how to fix it :)

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uLTRAdUMB?
September 20, 2005 by saufen saufen
Looing for an answer to this problem and your link to the solution takes me to an external site called ultradumb.

Breathtaking, when you consider the fact that the link to the article on ultradumb is broken. How uNHELPfUL and uLTRAdUmb is that???!!!!

H.
hai
November 7, 2002 by rajesh bollepally

i was trying to build an asp web page and i got this problem

Error Type:
Active Server Pages, ASP 0126 (0x80004005)
The include file 'includes/top.asp' was not found.

even though the is blatant it says its not there.

i will be glad if some one could help it out.

thanks

rajesh

RE: Setting up local SSI's on Win2k Professional - workaround
August 15, 2001 by jason parker

Hi Paul

The only difference between using file as to virtual for your SSI's is the way you have to apply them - they both work :)

As a rule you should use "file=" when the included file is within the same directory as the page that wants it. Use "virtual=" when it isn't.

Here's some more info. for folk and cheers for your post - Jason

http://htmlgoodies.earthweb.com/beyond/ssi.html

Setting up local SSI's on Win2k Professional - workaround
August 15, 2001 by paul mortlock
Ive just had the same problem, but solved it by using 'file' and not 'virtual' in the include statement. not sure of the other implications.