[ale] OT Running executable apps on IIS
JKeeler at mail.HamiltonTN.gov
Wed Dec 10 14:53:11 EST 2003
James R. Keeler, MCSE
Information Systems Specialist
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
From: Christopher Fowler [mailto:cfowler at outpostsentinel.com]
Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 2:21 PM
To: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
Subject: RE: [ale] OT Running executable apps on IIS
Why not use Citrix?
On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 13:25, Keeler, James wrote:
> Yes, they are GUI.
> My hope was that I could have the user interact with a program that
> was running on the server while relaying the screen output to the
> user; kind of like a published app in Citrix.
> James R. Keeler, MCSE
> Information Systems Specialist
> Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Geoffrey [mailto:esoteric at 3times25.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 12:16 PM
> To: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
> Subject: Re: [ale] Running executable apps on IIS
> Keeler, James wrote:
> > I am always being hit up by people in the department to put certain
> > programs on the intranet so that everyone can access them. Some of
> > these are EXEs. How can I get these to run on the server side?
> Just noticed you mentioned IIS in the subject. (should be prefaced by
> OT) :)
> You're very likely out of luck, unless these just generate ascii output.
> Most windows programs are tied to a gui. If it does only generate
> ascii output, you would need to go the cgi route.
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