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Event Schedule Problem

clomb1234
Hi,

        I am running lasso 7 on a Windows 2000 server/IIS 5. I am attempting
to submit an event:

[Event_Schedule: -URL='http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso',
-Delay='3',-Username='user',-Password='pass', -Repeat=True, -Restart=True]

The event is shown in Lasso administration but it never executes. If I
browse to  'http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso' the scripts on the page
execute correctly.

Any ideas?

Chris Lombardo

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Re: Event Schedule Problem

jasonhuck
Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
from the machine root.

That's the first thing I would check.

JLH




On 6/16/06, Chris Lombardo <[hidden email]> wrote:

> Hi,
>
>         I am running lasso 7 on a Windows 2000 server/IIS 5. I am attempting
> to submit an event:
>
> [Event_Schedule: -URL='http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso',
> -Delay='3',-Username='user',-Password='pass', -Repeat=True, -Restart=True]
>
> The event is shown in Lasso administration but it never executes. If I
> browse to  'http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso' the scripts on the page
> execute correctly.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Chris Lombardo
>
> --
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>
>
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Async Process relevant path WAS [ Re: Event Schedule Problem ]

Steffan A. Cline
> Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
> file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
> from the machine root.


This reminds me of a point I wanted to ask. Why is it that async processes
do not resolve their paths to the directories they are executed from? I ran
into an instance where I created a file. It was not in the directory where
the async process was launched. It was in the
~lasso/LassoSites/default-1/pagename/myfile.txt .

Why?


Thanks

Steffan

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> From: Jason Huck <[hidden email]>
> Reply-To: <[hidden email]>
> Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2006 12:47:07 -0400
> To: <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: Event Schedule Problem
>
> Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
> file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
> from the machine root.
>
> That's the first thing I would check.
>
> JLH
>
>
>
>
> On 6/16/06, Chris Lombardo <[hidden email]> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>>         I am running lasso 7 on a Windows 2000 server/IIS 5. I am attempting
>> to submit an event:
>>
>> [Event_Schedule: -URL='http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso',
>> -Delay='3',-Username='user',-Password='pass', -Repeat=True, -Restart=True]
>>
>> The event is shown in Lasso administration but it never executes. If I
>> browse to  'http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso' the scripts on the page
>> execute correctly.
>>
>> Any ideas?
>>
>> Chris Lombardo
>>
>> --
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>> Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
>> Version: 7.1.394 / Virus Database: 268.9.0/366 - Release Date: 6/15/2006
>>
>>
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Re: Event Schedule Problem

Doug Gentry
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Really?!

I'm waiting to run my first scheduled event this coming Sunday. I  
just entered it via Lasso Admin, and used the full URL for the  
process_x.lasso file.  Process_x.lasso works just fine when triggered  
through a browser.

Are you saying that an include, such as

include: 'includes/site_config.inc';

has to be specified, somehow, from the server root?  I'm not even  
sure how I would do that -

include: 'domaindirectory/includes/site_config.inc';      Is that  
what you mean?

...Doug

On Jun 16, 2006, at 9:47 AM, Jason Huck wrote:

> Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
> file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
> from the machine root.
>
> That's the first thing I would check.
>
> JLH
>
>
>
>
> On 6/16/06, Chris Lombardo <[hidden email]> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>>         I am running lasso 7 on a Windows 2000 server/IIS 5. I am  
>> attempting
>> to submit an event:
>>
>> [Event_Schedule: -URL='http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso',
>> -Delay='3',-Username='user',-Password='pass', -Repeat=True, -
>> Restart=True]
>>
>> The event is shown in Lasso administration but it never executes.  
>> If I
>> browse to  'http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso' the scripts on  
>> the page
>> execute correctly.
>>
>> Any ideas?
>>
>> Chris Lombardo
>>
>> --
>> No virus found in this outgoing message.
>> Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
>> Version: 7.1.394 / Virus Database: 268.9.0/366 - Release Date:  
>> 6/15/2006
>>
>>
>>
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Re: Event Schedule Problem

Steffan A. Cline
You'd include it with the full path. For example on Mac OS X:

//Library/WebServer/Documents/YourSite/includes/siteconfig.inc


Thanks

Steffan

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> From: Doug Gentry <[hidden email]>
> Reply-To: <[hidden email]>
> Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2006 09:53:16 -0700
> To: <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: Event Schedule Problem
>
> Really?!
>
> I'm waiting to run my first scheduled event this coming Sunday. I
> just entered it via Lasso Admin, and used the full URL for the
> process_x.lasso file.  Process_x.lasso works just fine when triggered
> through a browser.
>
> Are you saying that an include, such as
>
> include: 'includes/site_config.inc';
>
> has to be specified, somehow, from the server root?  I'm not even
> sure how I would do that -
>
> include: 'domaindirectory/includes/site_config.inc';      Is that
> what you mean?
>
> ...Doug
>
> On Jun 16, 2006, at 9:47 AM, Jason Huck wrote:
>
>> Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
>> file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
>> from the machine root.
>>
>> That's the first thing I would check.
>>
>> JLH
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 6/16/06, Chris Lombardo <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>>         I am running lasso 7 on a Windows 2000 server/IIS 5. I am
>>> attempting
>>> to submit an event:
>>>
>>> [Event_Schedule: -URL='http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso',
>>> -Delay='3',-Username='user',-Password='pass', -Repeat=True, -
>>> Restart=True]
>>>
>>> The event is shown in Lasso administration but it never executes.
>>> If I
>>> browse to  'http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso' the scripts on
>>> the page
>>> execute correctly.
>>>
>>> Any ideas?
>>>
>>> Chris Lombardo
>>>
>>> --
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>>> Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
>>> Version: 7.1.394 / Virus Database: 268.9.0/366 - Release Date:
>>> 6/15/2006
>>>
>>>
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Re: Async Process relevant path WAS [ Re: Event Schedule Problem ]

Adam Randall-4
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Because they are launched as a different thread, and as such, they  
lose that scope.

Would be nice to pass in where you want them to run in some future  
version though.

Adam.

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On Jun 16, 2006, at 12:52 PM, Steffan A. Cline wrote:

>> Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
>> file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
>> from the machine root.
>
>
> This reminds me of a point I wanted to ask. Why is it that async  
> processes
> do not resolve their paths to the directories they are executed  
> from? I ran
> into an instance where I created a file. It was not in the  
> directory where
> the async process was launched. It was in the
> ~lasso/LassoSites/default-1/pagename/myfile.txt .
>
> Why?
>
>
> Thanks
>
> Steffan
>
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>
>
>> From: Jason Huck <[hidden email]>
>> Reply-To: <[hidden email]>
>> Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2006 12:47:07 -0400
>> To: <[hidden email]>
>> Subject: Re: Event Schedule Problem
>>
>> Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
>> file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
>> from the machine root.
>>
>> That's the first thing I would check.
>>
>> JLH
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 6/16/06, Chris Lombardo <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>>         I am running lasso 7 on a Windows 2000 server/IIS 5. I am  
>>> attempting
>>> to submit an event:
>>>
>>> [Event_Schedule: -URL='http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso',
>>> -Delay='3',-Username='user',-Password='pass', -Repeat=True, -
>>> Restart=True]
>>>
>>> The event is shown in Lasso administration but it never executes.  
>>> If I
>>> browse to  'http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso' the scripts on  
>>> the page
>>> execute correctly.
>>>
>>> Any ideas?
>>>
>>> Chris Lombardo
>>>
>>> --
>>> No virus found in this outgoing message.
>>> Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
>>> Version: 7.1.394 / Virus Database: 268.9.0/366 - Release Date:  
>>> 6/15/2006
>>>
>>>
>>>
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Re: Event Schedule Problem

Daniel Logue
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In my experience, events run just like they would from a browser
(withholding browser session information and authentication of
course)...

If your event is not running, make sure that you don't have a space in
your URL.  Your URL should be properly URL encoded or it won't work.

Example:
"http://www.example.com/myevent.lasso?param1=Run this page"
^^ this won't even run at all as a scheduled event

"http://www.example.com/myevent.lasso?param1=Run%20this%20page"
^^ this will run as a scheduled event


-----Original Message-----
From: Doug Gentry [mailto:[hidden email]]
Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 9:53 AM
To: [hidden email]
Subject: Re: Event Schedule Problem

Really?!

I'm waiting to run my first scheduled event this coming Sunday. I  
just entered it via Lasso Admin, and used the full URL for the  
process_x.lasso file.  Process_x.lasso works just fine when triggered  
through a browser.

Are you saying that an include, such as

include: 'includes/site_config.inc';

has to be specified, somehow, from the server root?  I'm not even  
sure how I would do that -

include: 'domaindirectory/includes/site_config.inc';      Is that  
what you mean?

...Doug

On Jun 16, 2006, at 9:47 AM, Jason Huck wrote:

> Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
> file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
> from the machine root.
>
> That's the first thing I would check.
>
> JLH
>
>
>
>
> On 6/16/06, Chris Lombardo <[hidden email]> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>>         I am running lasso 7 on a Windows 2000 server/IIS 5. I am  
>> attempting
>> to submit an event:
>>
>> [Event_Schedule: -URL='http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso',
>> -Delay='3',-Username='user',-Password='pass', -Repeat=True, -
>> Restart=True]
>>
>> The event is shown in Lasso administration but it never executes.  
>> If I
>> browse to  'http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso' the scripts on  
>> the page
>> execute correctly.
>>
>> Any ideas?
>>
>> Chris Lombardo
>>
>> --
>> No virus found in this outgoing message.
>> Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
>> Version: 7.1.394 / Virus Database: 268.9.0/366 - Release Date:  
>> 6/15/2006
>>
>>
>>
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Re: Event Schedule Problem

Fletcher Sandbeck
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On 6/16/06 at 12:47 PM by [hidden email] (Jason Huck):

>Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
>file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
>from the machine root.
>
>That's the first thing I would check.

This doesn't affect scheduled events since they are actually run using [Include_URL].  A scheduled event hit looks just like a browser hit to Lasso.

You might try restarting Lasso Service to force the event queue to restart.  Also, a delay of 3 is very short.  That is asking the event to run every 3 minutes.

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Re: Async Process relevant path WAS [ Re: Event Schedule Problem ]

Daniel Logue
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I suppose that the answer to this is that async processes don't really
have a "location" to run from.  They are simply snippets of code that
open a new thread and don't have a "file location" of their own, so they
don't really have a starting point.

-----Original Message-----
From: Steffan A. Cline [mailto:[hidden email]]
Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 9:52 AM
To: [hidden email]
Subject: Async Process relevant path WAS [ Re: Event Schedule Problem ]

> Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
> file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
> from the machine root.


This reminds me of a point I wanted to ask. Why is it that async
processes
do not resolve their paths to the directories they are executed from? I
ran
into an instance where I created a file. It was not in the directory
where
the async process was launched. It was in the
~lasso/LassoSites/default-1/pagename/myfile.txt .

Why?


Thanks

Steffan

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> From: Jason Huck <[hidden email]>
> Reply-To: <[hidden email]>
> Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2006 12:47:07 -0400
> To: <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: Event Schedule Problem
>
> Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
> file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
> from the machine root.
>
> That's the first thing I would check.
>
> JLH
>
>
>
>
> On 6/16/06, Chris Lombardo <[hidden email]> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>>         I am running lasso 7 on a Windows 2000 server/IIS 5. I am
attempting
>> to submit an event:
>>
>> [Event_Schedule: -URL='http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso',
>> -Delay='3',-Username='user',-Password='pass', -Repeat=True,
-Restart=True]
>>
>> The event is shown in Lasso administration but it never executes. If
I
>> browse to  'http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso' the scripts on the
page

>> execute correctly.
>>
>> Any ideas?
>>
>> Chris Lombardo
>>
>> --
>> No virus found in this outgoing message.
>> Checked by AVG Anti-Virus.
>> Version: 7.1.394 / Virus Database: 268.9.0/366 - Release Date:
6/15/2006

>>
>>
>>
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Re: Async Process relevant path WAS [ Re: Event Schedule Problem ]

Steffan A. Cline
Well, this was the assumption I came to when searching for my file but just
seemed odd that this is the case and wanted to make sure it was supposed to
be the expected result.


Thanks

Steffan

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> From: Daniel Logue <[hidden email]>
> Reply-To: <[hidden email]>
> Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2006 10:09:24 -0700
> To: <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: Async Process relevant path WAS [ Re: Event Schedule Problem ]
>
> I suppose that the answer to this is that async processes don't really
> have a "location" to run from.  They are simply snippets of code that
> open a new thread and don't have a "file location" of their own, so they
> don't really have a starting point.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steffan A. Cline [mailto:[hidden email]]
> Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 9:52 AM
> To: [hidden email]
> Subject: Async Process relevant path WAS [ Re: Event Schedule Problem ]
>
>> Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
>> file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
>> from the machine root.
>
>
> This reminds me of a point I wanted to ask. Why is it that async
> processes
> do not resolve their paths to the directories they are executed from? I
> ran
> into an instance where I created a file. It was not in the directory
> where
> the async process was launched. It was in the
> ~lasso/LassoSites/default-1/pagename/myfile.txt .
>
> Why?
>
>
> Thanks
>
> Steffan
>
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>
>
>> From: Jason Huck <[hidden email]>
>> Reply-To: <[hidden email]>
>> Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2006 12:47:07 -0400
>> To: <[hidden email]>
>> Subject: Re: Event Schedule Problem
>>
>> Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
>> file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
>> from the machine root.
>>
>> That's the first thing I would check.
>>
>> JLH
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 6/16/06, Chris Lombardo <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>>         I am running lasso 7 on a Windows 2000 server/IIS 5. I am
> attempting
>>> to submit an event:
>>>
>>> [Event_Schedule: -URL='http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso',
>>> -Delay='3',-Username='user',-Password='pass', -Repeat=True,
> -Restart=True]
>>>
>>> The event is shown in Lasso administration but it never executes. If
> I
>>> browse to  'http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso' the scripts on the
> page
>>> execute correctly.
>>>
>>> Any ideas?
>>>
>>> Chris Lombardo
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Re: Async Process relevant path WAS [ Re: Event Schedule Problem ]

Kyle Jessup
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On Jun 16, 2006, at 1:09 PM, Daniel Logue wrote:
> I suppose that the answer to this is that async processes don't really
> have a "location" to run from.  They are simply snippets of code that
> open a new thread and don't have a "file location" of their own, so  
> they
> don't really have a starting point.

That's true. Lasso never knows where the webserver root is anyway,  
unless the webserver tells it where it is. In a normal connection,  
all file paths are resolved through the web server. This permits  
things like virtual directories, different web roots etc.

Since an async tag has no connection to the web server, it uses the  
application working directory, which would be the current site's  
directory, as the root.
-K

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steffan A. Cline [mailto:[hidden email]]
> Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 9:52 AM
> To: [hidden email]
> Subject: Async Process relevant path WAS [ Re: Event Schedule  
> Problem ]
>
>> Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
>> file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
>> from the machine root.
>
>
> This reminds me of a point I wanted to ask. Why is it that async
> processes
> do not resolve their paths to the directories they are executed  
> from? I
> ran
> into an instance where I created a file. It was not in the directory
> where
> the async process was launched. It was in the
> ~lasso/LassoSites/default-1/pagename/myfile.txt .
>
> Why?
>
>
> Thanks
>
> Steffan
>
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>
>
>> From: Jason Huck <[hidden email]>
>> Reply-To: <[hidden email]>
>> Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2006 12:47:07 -0400
>> To: <[hidden email]>
>> Subject: Re: Event Schedule Problem
>>
>> Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
>> file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
>> from the machine root.
>>
>> That's the first thing I would check.
>>
>> JLH
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 6/16/06, Chris Lombardo <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>>         I am running lasso 7 on a Windows 2000 server/IIS 5. I am
> attempting
>>> to submit an event:
>>>
>>> [Event_Schedule: -URL='http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso',
>>> -Delay='3',-Username='user',-Password='pass', -Repeat=True,
> -Restart=True]
>>>
>>> The event is shown in Lasso administration but it never executes. If
> I
>>> browse to  'http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso' the scripts on the
> page
>>> execute correctly.
>>>
>>> Any ideas?
>>>
>>> Chris Lombardo
>>>
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Re: Event Schedule Problem

clomb1234
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Thank you for your suggestions - I will be trying them soon.

Chris Lombardo
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In my experience, events run just like they would from a browser
(withholding browser session information and authentication of
course)...

If your event is not running, make sure that you don't have a space in
your URL.  Your URL should be properly URL encoded or it won't work.

Example:
"http://www.example.com/myevent.lasso?param1=Run this page"
^^ this won't even run at all as a scheduled event

"http://www.example.com/myevent.lasso?param1=Run%20this%20page"
^^ this will run as a scheduled event


-----Original Message-----
From: Doug Gentry [mailto:dwgentry@[Protected]]
Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 9:53 AM
To: [hidden email]
Subject: Re: Event Schedule Problem

Really?!

I'm waiting to run my first scheduled event this coming Sunday. I
just entered it via Lasso Admin, and used the full URL for the
process_x.lasso file.  Process_x.lasso works just fine when triggered
through a browser.

Are you saying that an include, such as

include: 'includes/site_config.inc';

has to be specified, somehow, from the server root?  I'm not even
sure how I would do that -

include: 'domaindirectory/includes/site_config.inc';      Is that
what you mean?

....Doug

On Jun 16, 2006, at 9:47 AM, Jason Huck wrote:

> Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
> file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
> from the machine root.
>
> That's the first thing I would check.
>
> JLH
>
>
>
>
> On 6/16/06, Chris Lombardo <chris@[Protected]> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>>         I am running lasso 7 on a Windows 2000 server/IIS 5. I am
>> attempting
>> to submit an event:
>>
>> [Event_Schedule: -URL='http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso',
>> -Delay='3',-Username='user',-Password='pass', -Repeat=True, -
>> Restart=True]
>>
>> The event is shown in Lasso administration but it never executes.
>> If I
>> browse to  'http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso' the scripts on
>> the page
>> execute correctly.
>>
>> Any ideas?
>>
>> Chris Lombardo
>>
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Re: Event Schedule Problem

Doug Gentry
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Just a quick afterword. I think it was Fletcher who explained that  
scheduled events didn't need to be specified to the server root,  
rather than the site root.

That confirms my experience with my first scheduled event this past  
Sunday.

In one of my sites I had process_x.lasso.  Part of the code in that  
file was a regular include: 'includes/site_config.inc'; - all  
specified within the site/domain.  This ran fine.

....Doug

On Jun 16, 2006, at 9:53 AM, Doug Gentry wrote:

> Really?!
>
> I'm waiting to run my first scheduled event this coming Sunday. I  
> just entered it via Lasso Admin, and used the full URL for the  
> process_x.lasso file.  Process_x.lasso works just fine when  
> triggered through a browser.
>
> Are you saying that an include, such as
>
> include: 'includes/site_config.inc';
>
> has to be specified, somehow, from the server root?  I'm not even  
> sure how I would do that -
>
> include: 'domaindirectory/includes/site_config.inc';      Is that  
> what you mean?
>
> ...Doug
>
> On Jun 16, 2006, at 9:47 AM, Jason Huck wrote:
>
>> Scheduled events operate outside the context of the web root, so all
>> file paths (for includes, file operations, etc.) must be specified
>> from the machine root.
>>
>> That's the first thing I would check.
>>
>> JLH
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 6/16/06, Chris Lombardo <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>>         I am running lasso 7 on a Windows 2000 server/IIS 5. I am  
>>> attempting
>>> to submit an event:
>>>
>>> [Event_Schedule: -URL='http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso',
>>> -Delay='3',-Username='user',-Password='pass', -Repeat=True, -
>>> Restart=True]
>>>
>>> The event is shown in Lasso administration but it never executes.  
>>> If I
>>> browse to  'http://www.myserver.net/backup.lasso' the scripts on  
>>> the page
>>> execute correctly.
>>>
>>> Any ideas?
>>>
>>> Chris Lombardo
>>>
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Re: [OT] Javascript pulldown menu validation on Explorer

Bil Corry-3
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Marc Pope wrote:
> If the user
> doesn't have Javascript, it won't help anyway so you end up validating
> twice. You could even use AJAX to return errors to the same page without
> refreshing.

Doesn't AJAX require JavaScript though?  So if they don't have JavaScript, I don't think they'd have AJAX either.


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Re: [OT] Javascript pulldown menu validation on Explorer

Paul Melia

On Nov 9, 2006, at 1:37 PM, Bil Corry wrote:

> Marc Pope wrote:
>> If the user
>> doesn't have Javascript, it won't help anyway so you end up  
>> validating
>> twice. You could even use AJAX to return errors to the same page  
>> without
>> refreshing.
>
> Doesn't AJAX require JavaScript though?  So if they don't have  
> JavaScript, I don't think they'd have AJAX either.
>
>
> - Bil

Yes - Ajax requires javascript.
This is why I use Lasso (and autovalidate) for forms and other  
"mission critical" elements.

Where I want to enhance the experience, Ajax is great.

In this case, I would think about using AJAX to perform "on page/as  
it happens" checks and still perform a Lasso check prior to writing  
to DB.

My 2 cents,
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Re: [OT] Javascript pulldown menu validation on Explorer

Marc Pope
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Good point! ha


On 11/9/06 1:37 PM, "Bil Corry" <[hidden email]> wrote:

> Doesn't AJAX require JavaScript though?  So if they don't have JavaScript, I
> don't think they'd have AJAX either.



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Re: [OT] Javascript pulldown menu validation on Explorer

Grubic, James
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 > For <select>, you have to look at which value was chosen using
 > .selectedIndex, and since you don't care so long as it isn't the
 > default, you can write it like this:
 >
 >     if (schoolname.selectedIndex == 0){
 >         alert("You MUST enter your school or building!")
 >         schoolname.focus()
 >         return false
 >     }
 >
 > That will work for IE and FF (and probably the rest).


Bil, that works beautifully on SeaMonkey, Explorer, and Safari. Thanks
for the assistance.

I don't use Javascript that often but there are situations where it is
the best solution (once you get past the various browser incompatibilities).


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Hoax data on forms

Detlef Hebbel-2
Hi all.

For some time I am receiving something like "Hoax Data" on POST forms. They
are obviously generated not by human input I guess. Most of the form inputs
are repeats and look the same.

Is there an easy recommended technique to avoid such hoax inputs into forms?

Any information on techniques and maybe resources to read about would be
highly appreciated.

Thanks a lot.

Cheers
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Re: Hoax data on forms

Doug Gentry
My solution, which is pretty low tech, is to ask the user a question  
for which the answer is obvious, but an automated bot can't guess.

For example if on the Piedmont Choirs web site I'll ask a form user  
to enter the first name of the organization, that starts with the  
letter 'P'. Then I test for this on the response page.  It has worked  
so far, though my sites are hardly the target for sophisticated bots.

There are the other Captcha type solutions too. See listsearch.com  
for their solutions.

....Doug

On Nov 12, 2006, at 12:08 PM, Detlef Hebbel wrote:

> Hi all.
>
> For some time I am receiving something like "Hoax Data" on POST  
> forms. They
> are obviously generated not by human input I guess. Most of the  
> form inputs
> are repeats and look the same.
>
> Is there an easy recommended technique to avoid such hoax inputs  
> into forms?
>
> Any information on techniques and maybe resources to read about  
> would be
> highly appreciated.
>
> Thanks a lot.
>
> Cheers
> Detlef
>


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Re: Hoax data on forms

Detlef Hebbel-2
Thanks Doug.

>> How to avoid hoax data on Lasso POST forms?
>> For some time I am receiving something like "Hoax Data" on POST
>> forms...

I have done something similar on the input forms by asking users to put a
certain text "ABC" into a field.  It works and stops the hoax, however the
number of enquiries has gone down a lot as the users are been ask for
another "manual" step to do.

I would prefer a something like an "automated" way the avoid hoaxes.

>> Is there an easy recommended technique to avoid such hoax inputs
>> into forms?

Cheers
Detlef


on 13/11/06 9:19 AM, Doug Gentry at [hidden email] wrote:

> My solution, which is pretty low tech, is to ask the user a question
> for which the answer is obvious, but an automated bot can't guess.
>
> For example if on the Piedmont Choirs web site I'll ask a form user
> to enter the first name of the organization, that starts with the
> letter 'P'. Then I test for this on the response page.  It has worked
> so far, though my sites are hardly the target for sophisticated bots.
>
> There are the other Captcha type solutions too. See listsearch.com
> for their solutions.
>
> ....Doug
>
> On Nov 12, 2006, at 12:08 PM, Detlef Hebbel wrote:
>
>> Hi all.
>>
>> For some time I am receiving something like "Hoax Data" on POST
>> forms. They
>> are obviously generated not by human input I guess. Most of the
>> form inputs
>> are repeats and look the same.
>>
>> Is there an easy recommended technique to avoid such hoax inputs
>> into forms?
>>
>> Any information on techniques and maybe resources to read about
>> would be
>> highly appreciated.
>>
>> Thanks a lot.
>>
>> Cheers
>> Detlef
>>
>
>
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> Doug Gentry
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