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proasp_howto thread: Server serial port control

Message #1 by "Larry Duarte" <larry@d...> on Thu, 23 Mar 2000 23:2:9
I am trying to send data via serial port on the server under control of the 
client.  I first wrote it entirely as client side, it worked fine 
(activating client serial port).  I then moved the MSComm control (with 
RUNAT=server) to global.asa to make the scope ?application? level, and to 
run at the server.  Upon first opening the page, it runs the global.asa and 
I receive the following error:

error '8000ffff' 
Catastrophic failure 

It points to the line where I use MSComm1.open to open the port (it is not 
in use by any other device).  How can I make this work?  Thanks for your 

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