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From Mark McCulligh <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Windows, Apache and an ASP Module
Date Tue, 21 Jun 2005 13:32:40 GMT
The problem with ASP on Apache is that are you talking ASP or ASP.NET?

The best ASP on Apache is Sun ASP (aka Chilisoft) It will cost $500US. 
But it works well, I used it for about 2 years when I made the changes 
from Windows(IIS) to Linux(Apache).   I don't use it now as I slowly 
converted everything to PHP, But I had no problem when I was using it.

The problem is that most people are finally upgrading from ASP to 
ASP.NET while Sun ASP cannot run. ASP.NET has been out I think 5 years 
now. If you are looking to run .NET on Linux then look at the Mono 
Project. The project has taken the .NET Framework and ported it over. I 
don't know if the Mono Project will let you host ASP.NET websites on 
Linux. (I would think so).  But for your question, I don't know if you 
can install the Mono Project on Windows to be able to run ASP.NET on 
Apache. Or maybe install the Microsoft Framwork and link Apache to it 
through something. My Mono Prject experience is doing some C# internal 
applcations, not ASP.NET.

In short, ASP can be done easily with Sun ASP (But cost $500) ASP.NET 
through Apache on Windows I don't know.


Arthur Guy wrote:

>Surely someone on this mailing list is using asp pages with apache and
>running windows.
>I really need an idea of what module to use to process the asp pages
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Joshua Slive [] 
>Sent: 19 June 2005 19:43
>Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Windows, Apache and an ASP Module
>On 6/19/05, Arthur Guy <> wrote:
>>This is my first post to this mailing list so I hope I am not making a
>>I currently have a website written in ASP running on IIS; I am setting up
>>another system with php, apache and windows and would like to run the asp
>>site on there as well.
>>I have been looking for different ASP modules but I haven't had much luck,
>>the apache site lists 3, one costs $500, the other doesn't seem to be
>>windows ready and the other uses perl in some way which is something I
>>really want to touch.
>>Does anyone have Windows, Apache and ASP working? What ASP package are you
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