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J Maruti
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Joined: Feb 01, 2000
Posts: 36
is what i have mentioned in the subject line possible at all.
we have a web system running on IIS and it uses ASP.
now we want to replace the win nt with linux and recreate the above application on it using Apache.
can anybody tell how i go about it.

J Maruti
Frank Carver

Joined: Jan 07, 1999
Posts: 6920
I'm not particularly familiar with ASP, but I know that Java Server Pages (JSP) is usually considered as the direct contender.
JSP takes HTML pages with embedded Java code and compiles them to fast-running Java servlets.
To run JSP you will also need a Servlet engine which works with Apache. There are lots of these, both open-source (Apache JServ, Tomcat etc.) and commercial (JRun, ServletExec etc.). They may or may not come with a JSP page-compiler but these are easily available. Checkout as a starting point for all of this, and in particular.

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Joined: Jan 26, 2000
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There is a software called Chillisoft that will allow you to run your existing ASP apps on Linux/Apache(or Netscape Fast Track I think).
I agree. Here's the link:
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